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Trade-Marks (Amendment) (No. 56) Decree 2012 (Decree No. 56 of 2012), Fiji

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Details Details Year of Version 2012 Dates Entry into force: July 9, 2012 Adopted: July 9, 2012 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Trademarks Notes The notification by Fiji to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[This Decree] amends the Principal Act by deleting all references to the 'Administrator-General' 'Registrar' and substituting it with 'Solicitor-General'. [The decree] also includes a new provision authorizing the Solicitor-General to nominate a person to act on his or her behalf for the purpose of exercising his or her powers conferred by or duties prescribed under the Act.'

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Vol. 13 MONDAY, 9th J ~ Y No. 952012



IN exercise of the powers vested in me as the President of the Republic of Fiji and the Commander in Chief of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces by virtue of the ExecutiveAuthority of Fiji Decree 2009,I hereby make the followingDecree-


Short title and commencement 1 . This Decree may be cited as the Trade-Marks (Amendment)Decree 2012 and shall come into force on the

date of its publication in the Gazette.

2. The Trade-MarksAct (Cap.240) shallbe referred to as the "Act".

Consequentialamendments 3. TheAct and all subsidiarylawsmadeunder theAct are amended by deletingall references to "Administrator-

General" and "Registrar", and substituting "Solicitor-General" wherever they appear.

Section 3 amended 4. Section3 of theAct is amended by deleting "who is in this Act referred to as the ~egistrar".

New section inserted 5. TheAct is amendedby inserting the following new section after section 52-

"Powerto nominate 52A. The Solicitor-General may nominate a person to act on his or her behalf for the purposes of

exercisinghis or her powers conferred by or duties prescribed under this Act."

GWEN under my hand this 9th day of July 2012.

EPELINAZLATIKAU President of the Republicof Fiji

Price:JOc A. V. NAIVAKASORO,Government Printer,Suva. Fiji-2012 Ojicial Printer Since 1883

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