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Patents Amendment Regulations 1998 (No. 5)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1998B00238
  • No longer in force
SR 1998 No. 257 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 HR10-Nov-1998
Tabled Senate10-Nov-1998
Gazetted 12 Aug 1998
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Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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 1998    No. 2571

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Patents Amendment Regulations 1998 (No. 5)2

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, 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 11 August 1998.

                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE
                                                                                 Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

J. Moore

Minister for Industry, Science and Tourism

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1.   Name of regulations

1.1   These regulations are the Patents Amendment Regulations 1998 (No. 5).

2.   Commencement

2.1   These regulations commence on gazettal.


3.   Amendment

3.1   The Patents Regulations are amended as set out in these regulations.

4.   Regulation 1.1 (Citation)

4.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:

Name of regulations

           “1.1   These regulations are the Patents Regulations 1991.”.

5.   Regulation 21.2 (Delegation by Commissioner under subsection 209 (1) of the Act)

5.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:

Employees to whom Commissioner may delegate (Act, s 209 (1))

        “21.2   (1)    For subsection 209 (1) of the Act, subregulation (2) applies.

           “(2)   An employee holding, or performing the duties of, a position in the Patent Office stated in Schedule 6A is an employee to whom the Commissioner may delegate all or any of the Commissioner’s powers or functions under the Act, except the powers and functions under paragraphs 210 (a) and (c) of the Act.”.

6.   Schedule 4 (Convention countries)

6.1   After:

“San Marino”,

insert:

“Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Republic of”.

7.   Schedule 6A (Prescribed employee—subsection 209 (1) of the Act)

7.1   Omit the Schedule, substitute:

                                              SCHEDULE 6A                    Regulation 21.2

Positions of employees to whom commissioner may delegate

Executive level 2

Executive level 1

Examiner of Patents

APS level 6 — Manager, Examination Support and Sales

APS level 6 — Manager, Patent Notification

APS level 5 — Manager, Australian Receiving Office

APS level 5 — Manager, Patent Filing

APS level 5 — Manager, Patent Support

APS level 5 — Manager, Publications

APS level 4 — Opposition Officer

APS level 4 — Supervisor, OPI/Acceptance

APS level 4 — Supervisor, Patent Support

APS level 4 — Team Leader, Examination Support and Sales

APS level 3 — Examination Request Officer

APS level 3 — Patent Support Amendment Officer

APS level 3 — Register Officer

APS level 3 — Supervisor, Patent Filing

APS level 2 — Annuities Officer

APS level 2 — Data Capture Officer

APS level 2 — Publication Officer

APS level 2 — Sealing Officer

 

 

NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 12 August 1998.

2.   Statutory Rules 1991 No. 71 as amended by 1991 No. 456; 1992 No. 148; 1993 Nos. 113, 227, 340 and 341; 1994 Nos. 182, 317 and 387; 1995 Nos. 16, 20, 82 and 427; 1996 No. 271; 1997 Nos. 192 and 345; 1998 Nos. 45, 56, 141 and 241.