52 Commissioner may dispense with production of probate or letters of administration in certain cases

(1)

On application in the prescribed manner and payment of any prescribed fees, the Commissioner may, without requiring the production of probate or letters of administration,—

(a)

if the owner of a registered trade mark has died, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, register a qualified person as the owner of the trade mark:

(b)

if an applicant has died before the registration of the trade mark, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, allow a qualified person to complete the application and may register that person as the owner of the trade mark.

(2)

Every qualified person who is registered under this section as the owner of a trade mark must hold it subject to all existing interests and equities affecting it.

(3)

Nothing in section 70 or section 73 of the Administration Act 1969 limits this section.

Compare: 1953 No 66 s 58