—(1) No action under section 3 against a person for the use of a trade mark which contains or consists of a geographical indication shall be brought after the expiry of 5 years —
from the date such use by that person or his predecessor in title has become generally known in Singapore; or
from the date of registration of that trade mark by that person under the Trade Marks Act or any previous law relating to trade marks, if the trade mark has been published by that date,
whichever is earlier.
(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply where the trade mark was used, or registered, in bad faith.