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Patents Regulations (Amendment) (Statutory Rules 1995, No. 20)

AU040: Patents, Regulations (Amendment), 21/02/1995, No. 20

Statutory Rules 1995 No. 201

Patents Regulations2 (Amendment)

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

Dated 21 February 1995.

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 23 February 1995.
2. Amendment
2.1 The Patents Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.
3. Schedule 4 (Convention countries)
3.1 Omit Part 1, substitute:
"PART 1
CONVENTION COUNTRIES THAT ARE PRESCRIBED FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Algeria

Argentina

Armenia

Austria

Bahamas

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Benin

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Canada

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Congo

Côte d'Ivoire

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark (including Faroe Islands)

Dominican Republic

Egypt

El Salvador

Estonia

Finland

France (including all Overseas Departments and Territories)

Gabon

Gambia

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Holy See

Honduras

Hungary

Iceland

Indonesia

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Korea, Republic of

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Morocco

Netherlands (including the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba)

New Zealand (excluding the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau)

Niger

Nigeria

Norway

Paraguay

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

Rwanda

San Marino

Senegal

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South

Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syrian Arab Republic

Taiwan

Tajikistan

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Togo

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Uganda

Ukraine

United Kingdom (including Hong Kong and the Isle of Man)

United Republic of Tanzania

United States of America (including all territories and possessions, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico)

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Viet Nam

Yugoslavia

Zaire

Zambia

Zimbabwe".

NOTES

1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 22 February 1995.

2. Statutory Rules 1991 No. 71 as amended by 1991 No. 456; 1992 No. 148; 1993 Nos. 113, 227, 340 and 341; 1994 Nos. 182, 317 and 387; 1995 No. 16.