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Contents  

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II REGISTRATION OF DESIGNS

Division 1 — Registrability of Designs

Division 2 — Application for Registration

Division 3 — Miscellaneous

Part III REGISTER

Part IV EXTENSION OF PERIOD OF REGISTRATION OF DESIGN

Part V REGISTRABLE TRANSACTIONS

Part VI SURRENDER AND REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION OF DESIGN

Part VII EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE

Part VIIA COSTS

Part VIII EXTENSION OF TIME

Part VIIIA ELECTRONIC ONLINE SYSTEM

Part IX MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Part X TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

FIRST SCHEDULE Fees

SECOND SCHEDULE Description of Forms

THIRD SCHEDULE Classification of Articles

FOURTH SCHEDULE Scale of Costs

Legislative History

 
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Hours of business and excluded days
59.
—(1)  Subject to paragraph (3), any business done under the Act —
(a)
on any day after the hours of business of the Registry for that class of business; or
(b)
on any day which is an excluded day for that class of business,
shall be taken to have been done on the next following day which is not an excluded day for that class of business.
(2)  Where the time for doing any business under the Act expires on an excluded day for the doing of that class of business, that time shall be extended to the next following day which is not an excluded day for the doing of that class of business.
(3)  For the avoidance of doubt, where the time for carrying out any transaction referred to in rule 58A(2) expires on an excluded day for the carrying out of that transaction, that time shall be extended to the next following day which is not an excluded day for the carrying out of that transaction, notwithstanding the availability of the electronic online system for the carrying out of that transaction.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(4)  Where, in carrying out any transaction referred to in rule 58A(2), a document —
(a)
is transmitted to the Registry by means of the electronic online system; and
(b)
is received, by the server of that system set up to receive such transmissions, at any time before midnight on any day which is not an excluded day for the business of sending to or filing with the Registry any document by means of that system,
that document shall be treated as sent to or filed with, and received by, the Registry at that time and on that day.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(5)  For the purposes of paragraph (4), the document shall be treated as sent to or filed with, and received by, the Registry if and only if the last byte of the transmission containing the document is received by the server referred to in that paragraph.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(6)  Any person who sends or files a document by means of the electronic online system may produce a record of transmission issued through that system as evidence of —
(a)
the sending or filing of that document; and
(b)
the date and time when the sending or filing took place.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(7)  Subject to paragraph (6) of rule 6, where a document referred to in that paragraph —
(a)
is transmitted to the Registrar or Registry by means of facsimile transmission; and
(b)
is received —
(i)
by any facsimile machine designated by the Registry for the receipt of such transmissions; and
(ii)
at any time before midnight on any day which is not an excluded day for the business of sending to or filing with the Registry that document by means of facsimile transmission,
that document shall be treated as sent to or filed with, and received by, the Registry at that time and on that day.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(8)  For the purposes of paragraph (7) —
(a)
a document shall be treated as sent to or filed with, and received by, the Registry if and only if all sheets comprising the complete document are received by the facsimile machine referred to in that paragraph; and
(b)
the date and time of receipt of the document, as recorded by the facsimile machine referred to in that paragraph, shall, until the contrary is proved, be treated as the date and time when the document was sent to or filed with, and received by, the Registry.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
(9)  In the Act, “excluded day”, in relation to any specific class of business, means any day on which the Registry shall be taken to be closed for the purposes of the transaction by the public of that class of business.
[S 556/2005 wef 01/09/2005]
[S 778/2004 wef 01/01/2005]
History for Provision '59 Hours of business and excluded days'.
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13/11/2000
Formal Consolidation
02 November 2000
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504/2000
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15/01/2002
Informal Consolidation
24 December 2001
Amended
S 657/2001

31/01/2002
Formal Consolidation
31 January 2002
2002 RevEd
 
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01/01/2005
Informal Consolidation
28 December 2004
Amended
S 778/2004

01/09/2005
Informal Consolidation
23 August 2005
Amended
S 556/2005

13/11/2014
Informal Consolidation
10 November 2014
Amended
S 742/2014