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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 Descriptions of Forms

THIRD SCHEDULE Classification of Articles

FOURTH SCHEDULE Scale of Costs

Legislative History

 
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On 23/08/2014, you requested the version in force on 23/08/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 23/08/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 01/12/2011.
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Claim to priority
19.
—(1)  If a right of priority is claimed by reason of an application for registration of a design (referred to in this rule as the priority application) filed —
(a)
in a Convention country under section 12 of the Act; or
(b)
in another country or territory in respect of which provision corresponding to that set out in section 12 of the Act is made under section 13 of the Act,
particulars of that claim shall be included in the application form at the time of filing the application form.
(2)  The particulars referred to in paragraph (1) are —
(a)
the country or territory in which —
(i)
the priority application; or
(ii)
where there is more than one priority application, each priority application,
was filed;
(b)
the date on which —
(i)
the priority application; or
(ii)
where there is more than one priority application, each priority application,
was filed;
(c)
the classification of the article to which the design is intended to be applied in accordance with the Third Schedule;
(d)
where the right of priority is claimed in respect of one or more, but not all, of the articles for which registration was sought in the priority application, the articles in respect of which the right of priority is claimed; and
(e)
where the right of priority is claimed through more than one priority application, the articles in respect of which the right of priority is claimed through each priority application.
(2A)  The Registrar may at any time require the applicant to file a certificate by the registering or other competent authority of the country or territory concerned certifying or verifying to the satisfaction of the Registrar —
(a)
the date of filing of the priority application;
(b)
the country or territory of the registering or other competent authority;
(c)
the representation of the design; and
(d)
the articles covered by the priority application.
(3)  Where the certificate referred to in paragraph (2A) is not in the English language, there shall be annexed to the certificate a translation in English of the contents of the certificate, certified or verified to the satisfaction of the Registrar.