Official Journal No. 5400 of 1 Safar 1427 (March 2, 2006)
Joint Order of the Minister of Finance and Privatization and the Minister of
Industry, Trade and Economic Development No. 206-06 of 7 moharrem 1427
(February 6, 2006) laying down the conditions for implementation of Chapter VII
relating to border measures of Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial
(English version * )
The Minister of Finance and Privatization,
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Economic Development,
Considering Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property enacted by Dahir
No. 1-00-19 of 9 Kaada 1420 (February 15, 2000), as amended and supplemented;
Considering the Customs and Excise Code of the Customs and Excise Authority
approved by the Dahir relating to Law No. 1-77-339 of 25 Chaoual 1397 (October 9,
1977), as amended and supplemented;
Considering Decree No. 2-00-368 of 18 Rabii II 1425 (June 7, 2004) for the application
of Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property, as amended and
Article 1: The application to suspend the release into free circulation of merchandise
suspected of being counterfeit, provided for in Article 176-1 of Law No. 17-97 on the
Protection of Industrial Property as amended and supplemented, shall be drawn up
based on the model adopted by the Customs and Excise Authority.
The owner of the registered trademark or the beneficiary of an exclusive exploitation
right shall prove his/her rights by all means on that mark and attach to his/her
application all documents enabling that merchandise to be identified. He/she shall
specify the date when the rights protection expires.
Courtesy translation provided by WIPO.