Patents Act 1953

  • repealed
  • Patents Act 1953: repealed, on 24 February 2017, by section 7(1) of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 89).
Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Patents Act 1953 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 89): section 7(1)

Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68): sections 247(1), 249

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 (2006 No 1): section 348

Patents Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 119)

Patents Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 139)

Patents Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 122)

Patents Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 81)

Regulations (Disallowance) Act 1989 (1989 No 143): section 11

Public Finance Act 1989 (1989 No 44): section 86(1)

Trade and Industry Act Repeal Act 1988 (1988 No 156): section 4(1)

Judicature Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 124): section 12

Crimes Act 1961 (1961 No 43): section 411(1)

Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (1957 No 87): section 214(1)

Patents Act Commencement Order 1954 (SR 1954/220)