Patents Regulations 2014

165 Evidence out of time


A party to a proceeding must not file evidence after the prescribed time unless the party has applied to the Commissioner for permission to file it and the Commissioner allows it.


The Commissioner may allow the evidence to be filed only if—


the Commissioner considers that there are genuine and exceptional circumstances that justify filing the evidence; or


the evidence could not have been filed earlier.


In this regulation, prescribed time means, in relation to a proceeding to which this regulation applies, the time prescribed in these regulations by which the evidence or type of evidence must be filed.

Compare: SR 2003/187 r 34