Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand

Heading: replaced, on 13 September 2014, by section 249 of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).

188 Opening hours of Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand

(1)

The Commissioner may—

(a)

fix the opening hours for the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand; and

(b)

declare the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand closed on any day.

(2)

The Commissioner must publicly notify those opening hours, and (before closing the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand) any closure, in accordance with section 5(3) of the Patents Act 2013.

(3)

A thing that must or may be done on a particular day or within a limited period of time may, if that day or the last day of that period is not an opening day of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, be done on the next opening day (and is then still in time).

Section 188: replaced, on 13 September 2014, by section 249 of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).