Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981

19 Protection of names, uniforms, etc, of Girl Guides Association and Toc H, Incorporated

(1)

Every person commits an offence against this Act who uses—

(a)

any name, designation, uniform, or badge to which this subsection applies; or

(b)

any name, designation, uniform, or badge that so closely resembles any name, designation, uniform, or badge to which this subsection applies in such a manner as to be likely to lead any person to believe that it is such a thing,—

without the authority of the Girl Guides Association or (as the case may require) Toc H, Incorporated.

(2)

Subsection (1) applies to—

(a)

the name Girl Guides Association and the names, designations, and badges specified in the Schedule of the first order referred to in Part D of Schedule 2:

(b)

the name Toc H and the button-badge described in paragraph (b) of the second order referred to in Part D of that schedule.

(3)

The orders referred to in Part D of Schedule 2 shall be deemed to have been made under this Act and shall continue to have effect according to their tenor notwithstanding the repeal by section 27 of this Act of the Chartered Associations (Protection of Names and Uniforms) Act 1930.

(4)

The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council made on the advice of the Minister and at the request of the Girl Guides Association or (as the case may require) Toc H, Incorporated,—

(a)

amend either or both of the orders referred to in Part D of Schedule 2, by adding to or deleting from the order any name, designation, uniform, or badge; or

(b)

revoke either or both of those orders, with or without making another order in substitution therefor.