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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Patents Regulations 1991 to implement amendments to the Patents Act 1990 (Patents Act) by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Act 2020. The regulations amend formality requirements for patent applications to commence the abolishing of the innovation patent system; make the regulations governing Crown use and compulsory licensing consistent with the amended provisions of the Patents Act; and remove a requirement to file a certificate of verification with a translated patent document.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 48A
Registered 03 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
Date of repeal 27 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Enabled by
Authoritative version Patents Act 1990
C2004A04014No. 83, 1990