Designs Amendment Regulations 1999

1999/155

Designs Amendment Regulations 1999


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Commerce.


PURSUANT to sections 46 and 47 of the Designs Act 1953, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Designs Amendment Regulations 1999, and are part of the Designs Regulations 19541 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on 1 July 1999.

2 Fees
  • Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subclause:

    • (2) The fees prescribed by these regulations are exclusive of goods and services tax.

3 New scale of fees substituted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking Schedule 1, and substituting the First Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

4 Revocation
  • The Designs Regulations 1954, Amendment No 12 are revoked.


Schedule
New Schedule 1 of principal regulations

Reg 3

First Schedule

Reg 3

   $
ItemMatterFee
1Application to register 1 design to be applied to a single article or to register 1 design to be applied to a set of articles...................................................................
100.00
2Application for extension of copyright under section 12(2) of the Act for second period...................................................................
100.00
3Application for extension of copyright under section 12(2) of the Act for third period...................................................................
200.00
4On all notices of opposition, by opponent...................................................................
300.00
5Hearing by Commissioner, for each party...................................................................
750.00
6For all certificates, certified copies, or extracts from the register...................................................................
30.00
7Photocopying—per page (copy by office)...................................................................
0.89
  per page (self-service)...................................................................
0.18

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 July 1999, prescribe a new scale of fees in respect of various matters under the Designs Regulations 1954.

The new fee scale is considerably simplified, containing only 7 separate items as opposed to the previous 26 items for which fees were payable. As with the previous scale, the fees are GST exclusive.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 June 1999.


  • 1 SR 1954/224