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Patents Regulations (Amendment) (Statutory Rules 1994, No. 182)

AU036: Patents, Regulations (Amendment), 09/06/1994, No. 182

Statutory Rules 1994 No. 1821

Patents Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under section 4 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, make the following Regulations under the Patents Act 1990.

Dated 9 June 1994.

BILL HAYDEN
Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command,

C. SCHACHT
Minister for Small Business, Customs and Construction

1. Commencement
1.1 These Regulations commence on 29 June 1994.
2. Amendment
2.1 The Patents Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.
3. New regulation 21.2
3.1 After regulation 21.1, insert in Chapter 21:

Delegation by Commissioner under subsection 209 (1) of the Act

"21.2 In relation to the powers and functions of the Commissioner under the Act, other than the powers and functions under paragraphs 210 (a) and (c) of the Act, a person referred to in Schedule 6A is a prescribed employee for the purposes of subsection 209 (1) of the Act.".
4. Schedule 4, Part 1 (Convention countries that are prescribed foreign countries)
4.1 After "Bolivia", insert "Bosnia and Herzegovina".
4.2 After "Egypt", insert "El Salvador".
4.3 After "Gambia", insert "Georgia".
4.4 After "Holy See", insert "Honduras".
4.5 After "Korea, Republic of", insert "Kyrgyzstan".
4.6 After "Liechtenstein", insert "Lithuania".
4.7 After "Norway", insert "Paraguay".
4.8 After "Syrian Arab Republic", insert:
"Taiwan
"Tajikistan
"The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia".
5. New Schedule 6A
5.1 After Schedule 6, insert:

Regulation 21.2

SCHEDULE 6A
PRESCRIBED EMPLOYEE-SUBSECTION 209 (1)
OF THE ACT
A person employed in the Patent Office as a Senior Professional Officer, Grade B
A person employed in the Patent Office as a Senior Officer, Grade B
A person employed in the Patent Office as a Senior Professional Officer, Grade C
A person employed in the Patent Office as a Senior Officer, Grade C
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Examiner of Patents
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 5-Manager, Post Examination Services
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 5-Manager, Patent Filing
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 5-Manager, Patent Examination Services
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 5-Manager, Patent Cooperation Treaty
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 5-Manager, Publications
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 4-Manager, Acceptance and Reprographics
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Supervisor, Acceptance
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Supervisor, First Publication
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Supervisor, Data Capture
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Supervisor, Fee Processing
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Supervisor, Examination Requests
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Opposition Clerk
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Amendments Clerk
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 3-Register Clerk
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 2-Sealing Clerk
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 2-Renewals Clerk
A person employed in the Patent Office as an Administrative Service Officer, Class 2-First Publication Clerk

NOTES

1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 16 June 1994.

2. Statutory Rules 1991 No. 71 as amended by 1991 No. 456; 1992 No. 148; 1993 Nos. 113, 227, 340 and 341.