Patents Act, 1992 (Commencement) Order, 1992 (No. 181 of 1992)
PATENTS ACT, 1992 (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER, 1992.
S.I. No. 181 of 1992.
I, DESMOND O'MALLEY, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1 of the Patents Act, 1992 (No. 1 of 1992) hereby order as follows:
GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 17th day of
Minister for Industry and Commerce.
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Order appoints the 1st August, 1992 as the date on which the Patents Act, 1992 comes into operation. The Patents Rules, 1992 and the Register of Patent Agents Rules, 1992 come into operation on the same date.
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in "Iris Oifigi�il" of 28th July, 1992.
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