These regulations are administered in the Department of Justice.
PURSUANT to subsection (2) of section 1 of the Patents Act 1953, I, Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Willoughby Moke Norrie, the Governor-General of New Zealand, hereby proclaim as follows:
This Proclamation may be cited as the Patents Act Commencement Order 1954.
The Patents Act 1953 shall come into force on the 1st day of January 1955.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.
Date of notification in Gazette: 16 December 1954.