—(1) A person who is the proprietor or a licensee of a registered trade mark may give the Director-General a written notice —
stating that he is —
the proprietor of the registered trade mark; or
a licensee thereof having the power to give such a notice;
stating that goods which, in relation to the registered trade mark, are infringing goods are expected to be imported;
providing sufficient information —
to identify the goods;
to enable the Director-General to ascertain when and where the goods are expected to be imported; and
to satisfy the Director-General that the goods are infringing goods; and
stating that he objects to such importation.
(2) A notice given under subsection (1) shall be supported by such documents and information, and accompanied by such fee, as may be prescribed by rules made under this Act.
(3) A notice under subsection (1) shall remain in force until the end of the period of 60 days commencing on the day on which the notice was given, unless it is revoked, before the end of that period, by notice in writing given to the Director-General —
if the person giving the first-mentioned notice is a licensee of the registered trade mark and he has power to revoke the notice, by the licensee;
in any other case, by the person who is then the proprietor of the registered trade mark.
(4) If —
a notice has been given under this section in respect of a registered trade mark;
the notice has not lapsed or been revoked; and
a person imports goods, not being goods in transit, which bear a sign that, or whose packaging bears a sign that, in the opinion of an authorised officer, is identical with or similar to the registered trade mark in question,
an authorised officer may seize the goods.
(5) The Minister may make rules to provide for —
the forms of notices under this section;
the times at which, and the manner in which, notices are to be given; and
the giving of information and evidence to the Director-General.
[Copyright 1988 Ed., s. 140B]