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Ambassador W. Armstrong (New Zealand)
C.i Notifications under Article 63.2
23. The representative of Norway, for reasons of transparency, wished to inform the Council that certain modifications of relevant Norwegian laws and regulations had entered into force as of 1 January 1997. These modifications concerned the following laws and regulations: the Trademarks Act, the Patent Act, the Designs Act and related regulations to all these three acts. These modifications did not alter the comprehensive protection already given. He said that the authorities of his country were working on translations into English and would notify the revised legal texts as soon as possible.