Hon Rodney Hide, in Committee, to move the following amendment:
Clause 13: new section 41A
Subsection (2): to omit
“must” (line 3 on page 9) and substitute
This Supplementary Order Paper amends an amendment to the Designs Act 1953 in the Regulatory Improvement Bill to clarify that the Commissioner of Designs has a discretion when making an order to restore lapsed copyright in a registered design. This is consistent with similar provisions in the Patents Bill.