139B Notice of suspension

(1)

If the chief executive decides to suspend an accepted notice, the chief executive must give written notice of the suspension to the person referred to in section 139A(2)(a).

(2)

The notice of suspension may be given—

(a)

by delivering it to that person; or

(b)

by posting it to the most recent address for that person that has been notified to the chief executive; or

(c)

by emailing it to the person at an email address that is used by the person.

(3)

In the absence of proof to the contrary, a notice of suspension that is emailed to a person must be treated as received by the person on the second working day after the date on which it is emailed, and, in proving that the notice was emailed, it is sufficient to prove that the notice was properly addressed and sent to the email address.

Section 139B: inserted, on 16 September 2011, by section 21 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71).

Section 139B(2)(b): amended, on 16 December 2017, by section 78(1) of the Electronic Interactions Reform Act 2017 (2017 No 50).

Section 139B(2)(c): inserted, on 16 December 2017, by section 78(2) of the Electronic Interactions Reform Act 2017 (2017 No 50).

Section 139B(3): inserted, on 16 December 2017, by section 78(3) of the Electronic Interactions Reform Act 2017 (2017 No 50).