Trade Marks Regulations 2003

Halt in proceedings

28 Commissioner may halt proceeding

(1)

The Commissioner may halt a proceeding, if the Commissioner thinks it appropriate, on the application of a party or on the Commissioner’s own initiative.

(2)

The Commissioner may halt the proceeding for the period and on the terms and conditions that the Commissioner thinks appropriate, but must not halt the proceeding for more than 6 months.

(3)

The Commissioner may halt the proceeding for further periods, but on each occasion for no more than 6 months.

(4)

The Commissioner may at any stage, while the proceeding is halted, recommence the proceeding.