1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Prohibition of improper use of protected names

   4.   Restriction on use of protected names

   5.   Power to revoke

   6.   Regulations

   7.   Sanction to prosecute

   8.   Amendment of First Schedule

      First and Second Schedules - Protected Names

Act 25, 1972,
S.I. 74, 1984,
Act 14, 2005.

An Act to safeguard the dignity of certain words and to prevent their improper use for professional, commercial and other purposes and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

[Date of Commencement: 3rd November, 1972]

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Protected Names Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "protected name" means any of the names or words specified in the First Schedule, and includes any abbreviation of any such name or word.

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