The Laws of Zambia


An Act to provide for the registration of names, designations, uniforms and badges;
and to provide for matters connected therewith.

38 of 1957
19 of 1959
Government Notice
497 of 1964
Act No.
13 of 1994

[1st January, 1958]


This Act may be cited as the Protection of Names, Uniforms and Badges Act.

Short title


In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-


"association" means any association, club, board, group or body formed within
Zambia for the promotion of sport or for any other purpose, not of a political
or religious character;

"badge" means any token, design, crest, armorial bearings, insignia or emblem
produced by printing, painting, embroidering, weaving, sewing, modelling,
casting, embossing, engraving, staining or any other means whatsoever,
whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which can
be applied to any article for the pattern, shape, configuration or
ornamentation thereof or for any two or more such purposes; but does not
include a design for sculpture;

"the Board" means the Colours Control Board appointed by the Minister for the
purpose of authorising the use of any uniform or badge on behalf of any
association or institution;

"institution" means an institution formed or created within Zambia for the promotion
of education, and includes any university, college, training college, normal
college, technical college, school or any union or society of the present or
past students or scholars of any such institution;

"licensed trader" means a person licensed to trade in accordance with the
provisions of the Trades Licensing Act;

"register" means the register referred to in section four;

"registered" means registered in accordance with the provisions of section eight:

Copyright Ministry of Legal Affairs, Government of the Republic of Zambia

Cap. 402

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