Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Amendment Act 2016

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Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 91
Date of assent
 
25 November 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Commencement)
5Section 3 amended (Purpose)
6Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
7New section 6A inserted (What is enduring New Zealand geographical indication?)
6AWhat is enduring New Zealand geographical indication?
8Section 8 amended (Registration)
9New section 9A and cross-heading inserted
9ADuration of registration
10New section 13A inserted (No registration of geographical indication if use or registration likely to be offensive)
13ANo registration of geographical indication if use or registration likely to be offensive
11Section 21 amended (Restriction on use of New Zealand registered geographical indication for wine)
12Section 22 amended (Restriction on use of foreign registered geographical indication for wine)
13Section 23 amended (Restriction on use of New Zealand registered geographical indication for spirit)
14Section 24 amended (Restriction on use of foreign registered geographical indication for spirit)
15Section 25 amended (Additional rules relating to restrictions on use)
16Section 29 amended (Continuous use)
17Section 32 amended (Unregistered geographical indication homonymous with registered geographical indication)
18New section 32A inserted (Use of words “New Zealand” to denote origin)
32AUse of words “New Zealand” to denote origin
19Section 34 amended (Registrar)
20Section 35 amended (Registrar’s seal)
21New section 35A inserted (Power of Registrar to delegate)
35APower of Registrar to delegate
22New sections 36A to 36C inserted
36ARegistrar may amend application to substitute applicant
36BRegistrar must give public notice of accepted application
36CInterested person may oppose accepted application
23New section 39A inserted (Function of advisory committee appointed under Trade Marks Act 2002)
39AFunction of advisory committee appointed under Trade Marks Act 2002
24Section 42 amended (Register)
25Section 43 amended (Public access to register)
26Section 45 amended (Removal from register)
27New sections 45A and 45B inserted
45ANotice of proposed removal
45BInterested person may oppose proposed removal
28Section 46 amended (Alteration of register)
29New sections 46A to 46C inserted
46ANotice of proposed alteration
46BInterested person may oppose proposed alteration
46CAlteration of register concerning certain inconsistent information
30Section 47 amended (Procedure for removal or alteration)
31New sections 47A to 47D and cross-headings inserted
47ARenewal of registration
47BNotice of pending expiration of registration of geographical indication
47CStatus of geographical indication or trade mark removed from respective register for non-payment of renewal fee
47DRegistrar may restore expired geographical indication to register
32Section 53 amended (When Registrar may establish geographical indications committee)
33Section 54 amended (Membership of committee)
34Section 57 amended (Regulations)
35New sections 57A to 57E inserted
57ARecognition of agents
57BRegistrar may refuse to recognise person as agent
57CRegistrar may award costs
57DRegistrar may require security for costs
57EMeaning of proceedings for purposes of sections 57C and 57D
36Section 63 replaced (Trade Marks Act 2002 amended)
63Consequential amendments to Trade Marks Act 2002
37New Schedule inserted
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: