Registrability of trade mark that contains flags

27 Registrability of trade mark that contains representation of flag, etc, generally

(1)

If a person applies for registration of a sign as a trade mark and the sign includes a representation of the flag, armorial bearing, insignia, orders of chivalry, or decorations of any entity, the Commissioner may require that the applicant obtain the written consent of the person who appears to the Commissioner to be entitled to consent to the registration and use of the sign as a trade mark.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not apply if section 28 or section 29 applies.

Compare: 1953 No 66 s 19(1)