JamaicaProtecting geographical indications

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After a five-year wait, the eagerly anticipated Geographical Indications Act came into force on June 8 2009, having originally been passed into law in 2004. This was followed in relatively quick succession by the Geographical Indications Regulations, promulgated on September 9 2009, which effectively brought the act into operation.


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