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Patents Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2002


IP/NI l/HKG/P /1 I Add.3 Page 2

L.N. 66 of 2002

PATENTS ORDINANCE (AMENDMENT OF SCHEDULE 1)
ORDER 2002

(Made by the Chief Executive in Council under section 153 of the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 514))

1. Commencement

This Order shall come into operation on 11 July 2002.

Paris Convention countries and WTO member
countries, territories and areas

Schedule 1 to the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 514) is amended

(a) in the list under the heading "Paris Convention countries" by repealing everything after "Convention-" and substituting

"The Republic of Albania

The Democratic People's Republic of Algeria

Antigua and Barbuda

Republic of Argentina

The Republic of Armenia

The Commonwealth of Australia

The Republic of Austria

The Republic of Azerbaijan

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas

The State of Bahrain

The People's Republic of Bangladesh

Barbados

The Republic of Belarus

The Kingdom of Belgium

Belize

The Republic of Benin

The Kingdom of Bhutan

The Republic of Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Republic of Botswana

The Federative Republic of Brazil

The Republic of Bulgaria

The Burkina Faso

The Republic of Burundi

Kingdom of Cambodia The Republic of Cameroon Canada The Central African Republic The Republic of Chad Republic of Chile

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The People's Republic of China The Republic of Colombia The Democratic Republic of Congo The Republic of Congo The Republic of Costa Rica The Republic of Cote d'Ivoire The Republic of Croatia The Republic of Cuba The Czech Republic The Kingdom of Denmark The Republic of Djibouti The Commonwealth of Dominica The Dominican Republic The Republic of Ecuador The Arab Republic of Egypt The Republic of El Salvador The Republic of Equatorial Guinea Republic of Estonia The Republic of Finland The Republic of France The Gabonese Republic The Republic of the Gambia Georgia The Federal Republic of Germany The Republic of Ghana Grenada The Republic of Guatemala The Republic of Guinea The Republic of Guinea-Bissau The Cooperative Republic of Guyana The Republic of Haiti

The Hellenic Republic (Greece) Holy See The Republic of Honduras The Republic of Hungary The Republic of Iceland The Republic of India The Republic of Indonesia The Islamic Republic of Iran The Republic of Iraq Ireland The State of Israel The Republic of Italy Jamaica Japan The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan The Republic of Kazakhstan The Republic of Kenya

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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Republic of Korea Kyrghyz Republic The Lao People's Democratic Republic Republic of Latvia The Republic of Lebanon The Kingdom of Lesotho The Republic of Liberia The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya The Principality of Liechtenstein The Republic of Lithuania The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg The Republic of Macedonia The Republic of Madagascar The Republic of Malawi Malaysia The Republic of Mali The Republic of Malta The Islamic Republic of Mauritania The Republic of Mauritius The Republic of Moldova The Principality of Monaco

Mongolia The Kingdom of Morocco The Republic of Mozambique The Kingdom of Nepal The Kingdom of the Netherlands New Zealand The Republic of Nicaragua The Republic of Niger The Federal Republic of Nigeria The Kingdom of Norway The Sultanate of Oman The Republic of Panama The Independent State of Papua New Guinea Republic of Paraguay The Republic of Peru Republic of the Philippines The Republic of Poland The Portuguese Republic The State of Qatar

Romania The Russian Federation The Republic of R wanda The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The Republic of San Marino The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe The Republic of Senegal The Republic of Sierra Leone

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The Republic of Singapore

The Slovak Republic

The Republic of Slovenia

The Republic of South Africa

Spain

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

The Republic of the Sudan

The Republic of Suriname

The Kingdom of Swaziland

The Kingdom of Sweden

Swiss Confederation

The Republic of Syprus (Cyprus)

The Syrian Arab Republic

The Republic of Tajikistan

The Republic of Togo

The Kingdom of Tonga

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

The Republic of Tunisia

The Republic of Turkey

Turkmenistan

The Republic of Uganda

Ukraine

The United Arab Emirates

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The United Republic of Tanzania
The United States of America
The United States of Mexico
Oriental Republic of Uruguay
The Republic of U zbekistan
The Bolivar Republic of Venezuela

The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
The Republic of Zambia
The Republic of Zimbabwe";

(b) in the list under the heading "WTO member countries, territories and areas (not including Paris Convention countries)" by repealing everything after "Agreement-" and substituting

"The Republic of Angola
Negara Brunei Darussalam
European Community
The Republic of The Fiji Islands
The State of Kuwait
The Macao Special Administrative Region
The Republic of Maldives
The Union of Myanmar
The Republic of Namibia

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The Islamic Republic of Pakistan

The Solomon Islands Royal Thai (Thailand)".

CHENG Mei-sze, Maisie Clerk to the Executive Council

COUNCIL CHAMBER 14 May 2002

Explanatory Note

This Order updates the lists of countries which have acceded to the Paris Convention and countries, territories and areas which have acceded to the World Trade Organization Agreement.