Patents Regulations 2014

Miscellaneous

149 Power of Commissioner to waive requirements in exceptional circumstances

(1)

The Commissioner may, in exceptional circumstances, waive a requirement in Part 1, or any provision of regulations 50(1), 51, 52, 54, 55, 65, and 69, for a person to do anything, on production of any evidence that the Commissioner thinks fit.

(2)

The Commissioner may grant the waiver even if the time has expired for doing the thing.

(3)

A waiver is granted by giving notice to the persons known to the Commissioner to be affected by the waiver, and may be on any terms that the Commissioner thinks fit.

Compare: SR 1954/211 r 169(1)