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Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (International Arrangements) Order, 1959

IE069: Industrial Property (International Arrangements), Order, 13/02/1959, No. 22

PATENTS, DESIGNS AND TRADE MARKS
(INTERNATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS) ORDER, 1959.

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS.

DUBLIN:
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S.I. No. 22 of 1959.

WHEREAS by section 152 of the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927 (No. 16 of 1927), provision is made for the mutual protection of inventions, designs and trade marks as between the State and any foreign state with the government of which an arrangement binding on the State has been made for such mutual protection but by subsection (5) of that section, as adapted by section 2 of the Executive Powers (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937 (No. 20 of 1937), it is enacted that the provisions of that section shall apply only in the case of those foreign states with respect to which the Government by order declares them to be applicable:

AND WHEREAS the foreign states specified in the First Schedule hereto are parties to or have acceded to the International Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property signed at Paris on the 20th day of March, 1883, and revised at Brussels on the 14th day of December, 1900, at Washington on the 2nd day of June, 1911, at The Hague on the 6th day of November, 1925, and at London on the 2nd day of June, 1934:

AND WHEREAS the State has acceded to the said International Convention and it is therefore expedient that the provisions of the said section 152, as amended, should be applied to the said foreign states specified in the First Schedule hereto:

NOW, the Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by subsection (5) of section 152 of the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927 (No. 16 of 1927), as adapted by section 2 of the Executive Powers (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937 (No. 20 of 1937), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (International Arrangements) Order, 1959.
2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to this Order.
3. The provisions of section 152 of the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927 (No. 16 of 1927), as amended by section 7 of the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) (Amendment) Act, 1957 (No. 13 of 1957), shall apply to the several foreign states specified in the First Schedule to this Order.
4. The Orders specified in the Second Schedule to this Order are hereby revoked.

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in "Iris Oifigiúil" of 17th February, 1959.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Ceylon

Cuba

Czechoslovakia

Denmark

Dominican Republic

Finland

France

Federal Republic of Germany

Great Britain

Greece

Haiti

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Italy

Japan

Lebanon

Liechtenstein

Luxembourg

Mexico

Monaco

Morocco

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

Rumania

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Tunisia

Turkey

Union of South Africa

United Arab Republic

United States of America

Vietnam

Yugoslavia

SECOND SCHEDULE.

Orders Revoked.

Number and Year of the Statutory Rules and Orders and of the Statutory Instrument

Title

No. 27 of 1928

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (United Kingdom) Order, 1928.

No. 28 of 1928

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (International Convention) Order, 1928.

No. 46 of 1928

Patents and Designs (South Africa and British India) Order, 1928.

No. 47 of 1928

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (Canada) Order, 1928.

No. 48 of 1928

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (New Zealand) Order, 1928.

No. 75 of 1928

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (Spanish Morocco) Order, 1928.

No. 256 of 1956

Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (Commonwealth of Australia) Order, 1956.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
this 13th day of February, 1959.

SEÁN F. LEMASS,
Tánaiste.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

(This note is not a part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order applies the provisions of Section 152 of the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927, as amended, (which provides for the granting of priority to a person who has applied for protection for any invention, design or trade mark in a foreign state) to the states listed in the Schedule. These are the states which, with Ireland, are bound by the International Convention for the protection of Industrial Property. All previous Orders made under the Section are revoked.