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Patents Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B02678
  • No longer in force
SR 1997 No. 192 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 HR25-Aug-1997
Tabled Senate25-Aug-1997
Gazetted 04 Jul 1997
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Patents Regulations (Amendment) 1997 No. 192



Issued by the Authority of the Minister for Science and Technology

Patents Act 1990

Patents Regulations (Amendment)

The Statutory Rules amend the Patents Regulations (the Regulations) to update the list of prescribed employees for the purposes of subsection 209(1) of the Patents Act 1990 (the Act).

Details of the amendments made by these Statutory Rules are as follows:

Regulation 1 identifies the Patents Regulations as those to be amended.

Regulation 2 deletes from subregulation 5.1 (a)(iii) a reference to regulation 9.5('completion of re-examination').

Regulation 3 substitutes existing Schedule 6A with a new Schedule 6A with the effect that, under regulation 21.2, "prescribed employees" for the purposes of subsection 209(1) of the Act will be those listed in the new Schedule.

Regulation 4 inserts a new fee item into Part 3 of Schedule 7 allowing the Commissioner to charge late fees under Rule 16bis of the Patent Cooperation Treaty.