Patents (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Amendment Regulations 2002

  • revoked
  • Patents (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Amendment Regulations 2002: revoked, on 13 September 2014, pursuant to section 247(3) of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).

Reprint
as at 13 September 2014

Patents (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Amendment Regulations 2002

(SR 2002/42)

  • Patents (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Amendment Regulations 2002: revoked, on 13 September 2014, pursuant to section 247(3) of the Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


Pursuant to section 114 of the Patents Act 1953, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2002.

3 Time limit specified for articles 22(1) and 39(1) of Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Regulation 4(2) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression 21, and substituting the expression 31.

4 Time limit specified for section 26G(1)(b) of Act
  • Regulation 5(b) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the word Twenty-one, and substituting the expression 31.

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 April 2002, change the time limits required to fulfil obligations under Article 22(1) of the Patents Cooperation Treaty and section 26G(1)(b) of the Patents Act 1953. The amendment from 21 months to 31 months fulfils New Zealand's international obligation to comply with an amendment to the Treaty.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 February 2002.


Eprint notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Patents (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Amendment Regulations 2002 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint

  • 1 SR 1992/316