Designs Amendment Regulations 2018

2018/36

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Designs Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of March 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 46 of the Designs Act 1953

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

after the precondition specified in that section has been met.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Designs Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 5 April 2018.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Designs Regulations 1954 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 15 amended (Refusal to recognize agent)

In regulation 15, after “New Zealand”, insert “or Australia”.

5 Regulation 18 amended (Address for service)

(1)

In regulation 18(1), after “in New Zealand”, insert “or in Australia”.

(2)

In regulation 18(4),—

(a)

replace “out of New Zealand” with “outside of New Zealand or Australia”; and

(b)

after “in New Zealand”, insert “or Australia”.

6 Schedule 2 amended

(1)

In Schedule 2, form designs numbers 2, 3, 4, 5, 15, 16, 30, and 32, replace “address for service in New Zealand” with “address for service in New Zealand or Australia”.

(2)

In Schedule 2, form designs number 16, replace address for service in New Zealand with address for service in New Zealand or Australia.

(3)

In Schedule 2, form designs numbers 22 and 24, after the address must be within New Zealand, insert or Australia.

(4)

In Schedule 2, form designs number 34, after the address must be in New Zealand, insert or Australia.

Michael Webster,
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 5 April 2018, provide that—

  • an agent may be based in Australia or New Zealand:

  • an address for service may be an Australian or a New Zealand address.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 March 2018.

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