Subpart 4—Registration of trade mark

50 When trade mark must be registered

(1)

Subject to subsection (2), the Commissioner must register a trade mark if the Commissioner has accepted the application for its registration and—

(a)

either—

(i)

no notice of opposition is given in accordance with section 47; or

(ii)

all opposition proceedings are withdrawn or decided in favour of allowing registration of the trade mark; and

(b)

the Commissioner does not intend to revoke the acceptance of the application.

(2)

The Commissioner must not register a trade mark until 6 months after the date of application for registration.

Compare: Trade Marks Act 1998 s 15(1) (Singapore)