Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Regulations 2017

48 Registrar’s determination on opposition to alteration proposed by Registrar

(1)

If a counter-statement is filed in accordance with regulation 47, the Registrar must—

(a)

hear the opponent, if required; and

(b)

consider the evidence; and

(c)

determine whether to alter the registered geographical indication, or the conditions or boundaries relating to it.

(2)

If no counter-statement is filed in accordance with regulation 47, the Registrar must alter the registered geographical indication, or the conditions or boundaries relating to it, as proposed in the public notice.