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Patents Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B02702
  • No longer in force
SR 1993 No. 340 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Patents Regulations.
Administered by: DITR
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Dec-1993
Tabled Senate16-Dec-1993
Gazetted 10 Dec 1993
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1993   No. 3401

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Patents Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Patents Act 1990.

Dated 2 December 1993.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

C. SCHACHT

Minister for Science and Small Business

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1.   Amendment

1.1   The Patents Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

 

2.   Regulation 5.10 (Conduct of proceedings to which this Chapter applies)

2.1   Subregulation 5.10 (2):

Omit “(a);.”, substitute “(a).”.

3.   New regulation 22.7A

3.1   Before regulation 22.8, insert in Division 2 of Part 1 of Chapter 22:

Proceedings to which this Division applies

     “22.7A   This Division applies to proceedings before the Commissioner.”.

4.   Regulation 22.8 (Costs)

4.1   Subregulation 22.8 (1):

After “costs” (first occurring), insert “in proceedings to which this Division applies”.

5.   Schedule 4 (Convention countries)

5.1   Omit the Schedule, substitute:

 

 

                                           SCHEDULE 4                  Subregulation 8.5 (1)

                                             and regulation 11.1

CONVENTION COUNTRIES

 

PART 1

 

CONVENTION COUNTRIES THAT ARE PRESCRIBED FOREIGN COUNTRIES

 


Algeria

Argentina

Austria

Bahamas

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Benin

Bolivia

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Canada

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Congo

Côte d’Ivoire

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark (including Faroe Islands)

Dominican Republic

Egypt

Finland

France (including all Overseas Departments and Territories)

Gabon

Gambia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Haiti

Holy See

Hungary

Iceland

Indonesia

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of

Korea, Republic of

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Liechtenstein

Luxembourg

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Morocco

Netherlands          (including the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba)

New Zealand (excluding the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau)

Niger

Nigeria

Norway

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

Rwanda

San Marino

Senegal

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syrian Arab Republic

Togo

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Uganda

Ukraine

United Kingdom (including Hong Kong and the Isle of Man)

United Republic of Tanzania

 

 

United States of America (including all territories and possessions, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico)

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Viet Nam

Yugoslavia

Zaire

Zambia

Zimbabwe


 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

CONVENTION COUNTRIES THAT ARE NOT
PRESCRIBED FOREIGN COUNTRIES

 

India

 

6.   Schedule 7 (Fees)

6.1   Part 2 (General fees):

Item 14:

Omit the item, substitute:

 

“14

 

On making a representation to the Commissioner:

(a)       under subregulation 5.9 (3) objecting to a proposed amendment; or

(b)       under subparagraph 5.10 (5) (c) (i)            objecting to an application or            proposed action”.

 

 

 

 

$100

 

 

$100

 

6.2   Part 2 (General fees):

Item 28:

Omit the item, substitute:

 

“28

 

For granting an extension of time, on a ground specified in paragraph 223 (2) (a) of the Act, greater than that applied for by the applicant—for each month, or part of a month, of extension granted

 

$55 less any amount paid under paragraph (a) of    item 27”.

7.   Schedule 8 (Costs, expenses and allowances)

7.1   Heading:

Omit “Regulation 22.8”, substitute “Subregulation 20.30 (2) and regulation 22.8”.

7.2   Part 2 (Expenses and allowances):

Clauses 1, 2, 3 and 4:

Omit “Registrar” wherever it occurs, substitute, in each case, “Commissioner or the Patent Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal”.

8.   Application—effect of awards of expenses or allowances

8.1   An award of expenses or allowances made under subregulation 20.30 (2) or paragraph 22.8 (2) (b) of the Patents Regulations on or after 1 July 1993 and before the commencement of this regulation has effect on and from the commencement of this regulation as if, at the time that the award was made, Schedule 8 of the Patents Regulations had been amended in accordance with subregulation 7.2 of these Regulations.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 10 December 1993.

2.   Statutory Rules 1991 No. 71 as amended by 1991 No. 456; 1992 No. 148; 1993 Nos. 113 and 227.