—(1) If, in the course of an examination of an application to extend the period of registration of a design, it appears to the Registrar that the application is not in order, the Registrar shall give written notice of this to the applicant.
(2) If the applicant fails to —
respond in writing to the Registrar on the notice; or
comply with any requisition of the Registrar set out in the notice,
within the time specified in the notice, the Registrar may treat the application as having been withdrawn.
(3) If the applicant wishes to have an extension of time to do any act referred to in paragraph (2)(a) or (b), he shall file with the Registrar a request for an extension of time in Form D16 before the expiry of the time specified in the notice or any extended period previously allowed by the Registrar.