Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Regulations 2017

40 Registrar’s determination on opposition to removal proposed by Registrar

(1)

If a counter-statement is filed in accordance with regulation 39, the Registrar must—

(a)

hear the opponent, if required; and

(b)

consider the evidence; and

(c)

determine whether to remove the registered geographical indication from the register.

(2)

If no counter-statement is filed in accordance with regulation 39, the Registrar must remove the registered geographical indication from the register.