Part 5 Administrative provisions and miscellaneous

Subpart 1—Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners of Trade Marks

175 Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners of Trade Marks

(1)

The chief executive of the Ministry must appoint, under the State Sector Act 1988,—

(a)

the Commissioner of Trade Marks; and

(b)

as many Assistant Commissioners of Trade Marks as may be necessary for the purposes of this Act.

(2)

Those persons are employees of the Ministry, and those appointments may be made separately or in conjunction with any other office in the Ministry.

Section 175: replaced, on 16 September 2011, by section 24 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71).