Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Plant Breeder’s Rights Regulations 1994 and the Trade Marks Regulations 1995 to give the Registrar of Plant Breeder’s Rights and the Registrar of Trade Marks new powers to exempt specified classes of persons from the payment of the whole or part of a fee prescribed in the principal regulations.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 50A, Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 63A
Registered 12 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate16-Jun-2020
Date of repeal 11 Nov 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Fee Exemptions) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 11 June 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Karen Andrews

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Plant Breeder’s Rights Regulations 1994                                                                                         2

Trade Marks Regulations 1995                                                                                                           2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Fee Exemptions) Regulations 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

13 June 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following:

                     (a)  the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994;

                     (b)  the Trade Marks Act 1995.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Plant Breeder’s Rights Regulations 1994

1  After regulation 4

Insert:

4A  Exemption from fees

                   The Registrar may exempt specified classes of persons from the payment of the whole or a part of a fee specified in Schedule 1 if the Registrar is reasonably satisfied that the exemption is justified, having regard to all the circumstances.

Trade Marks Regulations 1995

2  After regulation 21.23

Insert:

21.23A  Exemption from fees

                   The Registrar may exempt specified classes of persons from the payment of the whole or a part of a fee specified in Schedule 9 if the Registrar is reasonably satisfied that the exemption is justified, having regard to all the circumstances.