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Patents Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1999B00177
  • No longer in force
SR 1999 No. 184 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Patents Regulations 1991.
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 HR02-Sep-1999
Tabled Senate02-Sep-1999
Gazetted 01 Sep 1999
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013
Table of contents.

Patents Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 2)

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 184

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 25 August 1999.

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

WARREN ENTSCH

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Science

and Resources

on behalf of the Minister for Industry, Science and Resources


Patents Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 2)1

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 1842

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Contents

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                        1  Name of Regulations                                                         2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Patents Regulations 1991                            2

Schedule 1       Amendments commencing on gazettal               3

Schedule 2       Amendments commencing on 6 September 1999            4

 


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1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Patents Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence as follows:

                 (a)     on gazettal — regulations 1 to 3 and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on 6 September 1999 — Schedule 2.

3              Amendment of Patents Regulations 1991

                Schedules 1 and 2 amend the Patents Regulations 1991.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments commencing on gazettal

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(regulation 3)

[1]         After regulation 8.1

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8.1A        Title of an invention

         (1)   A title established by the ISA under rule 37.2 of the PCT for an international application is taken to be the title of the specification.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), if the established title is in a language other than English, the title is taken to be the English translation of the established title.

[2]         Subparagraph 20.19 (a) (ii)

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item 5 or 6

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item 7

[3]         Schedule 8, Part 1, item 14, column 2

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Counsel fees for attendance at a hearing

Schedule 2        Amendments commencing on 6 September 1999

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(regulation 3)

[1]         Regulation 21.1

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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9 am to 5 pm

[2]         Regulation 21.2

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

                For subsection 209 (1) of the Act, 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, to an employee of the Patent Office:

                (a)    holding, or performing the duties of, the position of Examiner of Patents; or

               (b)    employed at any of the following levels:

                          (i)    Executive level 1 or 2;

                         (ii)    APS level 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6.

[3]         Schedule 6A

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Notes

1.       These Regulations amend 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, 241, 257, 264, 291, 319, 342 and 345; 1999 No. 154.

2.       Made by the Governor-General on 25 August 1999, and notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 1 September 1999