Patents (Amendment) Act, No. 40 of 2005
No. 401 Patents
29th November, 2005.
AN ACT to amend the Patents Act, Chapter 253 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2003, to provide that the Intellectual Property Office shall be a public office; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Gazetted 3Td December, 2005.)
BE IT ENACTED, by and with the advice and consent of tire House of Representatives and the Senate of Belize alld by the authority of tl,e same, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the
CAP. 153 and shall be read and construed as one with the Patents Act, which
Amendment of section 3.
Amendment of section 4.
is herei nafier referred to as the principal Act.
2. Section 3 of the principal Act is hereby amended by
repealing subsection (2) thereo f and rep lacing it by the followmg:-.
"(2) The Intellectual Proper:1y Office shall be a public office"
3. Section 4 of the principal Act is hereby amended by repealing subsection (5) thereof.
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