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Patents Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2001B00265
  • No longer in force
SR 2001 No. 184 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Patents Regulations 1991.
Administered by: Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Aug-2001
Tabled Senate06-Aug-2001
Gazetted 05 Jul 2001
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Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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 Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 1842

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 28 June 2001

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

WARREN ENTSCH


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Patents Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Patents Regulations 1991

                Schedule 1 amends the Patents Regulations 1991.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

Do not delete: Schedule Part Placeholder

[1]         Schedule 6, item 1, column 2

substitute

              A degree, diploma, advanced diploma or graduate diploma, under the Australian Qualification Framework, that is:

                  (a)      in a field of technology that contains potentially patentable subject matter; and

                  (b)      awarded by a body, in the Higher Education Sector, that is authorised to award a degree, diploma, advanced diploma or graduate diploma of that kind.

Note   The Australian Qualification Framework is a nationally recognised reference which categorises qualifications into 12 levels, from institutions categorised into 3 sectors: schools, vocational and higher education. 

The AQF website is http://www.aqf.edu.au/

[2]         Schedule 6, item 2, column 2

substitute

              An award of an overseas education institution that is the equivalent of a degree, diploma, advanced diploma or graduate diploma mentioned in item 1.


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 Nos. 154, 184, 261 and 349; 2000 No. 317; 2001 No. 98.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 5 July 2001.