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European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991

 

 

European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991

(No. 318 of December 10, 1991)

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991.

(2) These Regulations shall come into operation on the 10th day of December, 1991.

2. For the avoidance of doubt, Regulations 9 and 10 [inserted by the European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) (Amendment) Regulations, 1988 (S.I. No. 208 of 1988)], of the European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) Regulations, 1988 (S.I. No. 101 of 1988), are hereby declared to have been revoked on the 7th day of November, 1990.

3. The European Communities (Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products) Regulations, 1988 (S.I. No. 101 of 1988), are hereby amended by the insertion of the following Regulations:

"9. The right to protection conferred by these Regulations shall extend to-

(a) natural persons who are nationals of a country or territory listed in the First Schedule to these Regulations or who have their habitual residence in the territory of one of those countries or territories, and

(b) companies and other legal persons of a country or territory listed in the said Schedule which have a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in such a country or territory;

10. The right to protection conferred by these Regulations shall extend to-

(a) natural persons who are nationals of a country or territory listed in the Second Schedule to these Regulations or who have their habitual residence in the territory of one of those countries or territories, and

(b) companies and other legal persons of a country or territory listed in the said Schedule which have a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in such a country or territory subject to the condition that companies or other legal persons of a Member State which have a right to protection under the Council Directive benefit from protection in the country or territory in question (being countries and territories which have been so determined by the Commission).

11. Regulation 10 of these Regulations shall stand revoked on the 31st day of December, 1992."

FIRST SCHEDULE

Australia

Austria

Collectivit� territoriale de Mayotte

Collectivit� territoriale de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

French Polynesia

French Southern and Antarctic Territories

Japan

New Caledonia and Dependencies

Sweden

Wallis and Futuna Islands

SECOND SCHEDULE

Anguilla

Bermuda

British Indian Ocean Territory

British Virgin Islands

Cayman Islands

Channel Islands

Falkland Islands

Finland

Hong Kong

Iceland

Isle of Man

Liechtenstein

Montserrat

Norway

Pitcairn

St Helena

St Helena Dependencies (Ascension, Tristan da Cunha)

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Switzerland

Turks and Caicos Islands

United States of America

 

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