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1989 No. 312 TRADE MARKS REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) - REG 2

2. After regulation 11 of the Trade Marks Regulations the following regulation
is inserted: Convention countries

"11A. (1) Each of the countries specified in Schedule 4A is declared, under
subsection 108 (1) of the Act, to be a Convention country for the purposes of
the Act.

"(2) For the purposes of paragraph 108 (3) (a) of the Act, an application for
the registration of a trade mark, being an application that is made under the
treaty done at Bangui in the Central African Republic on 2 March 1977 entitled
the Agreement Relating to the Creation of an African Intellectual Property
Organization, Constituting a Revision of the Agreement Relating to the
Creation of an African and Malagasy Office of Industrial Property (a treaty
subsisting between 2 or more Convention countries), is, in accordance with the
terms of that treaty, declared to be equivalent to an application made in each
of those Convention countries.

"(3) For the purposes of paragraph 108 (3) (a) of the Act, an application for
the registration of a trade mark, being an application that is made under the
Benelux Convention Concerning Trademarks done at Brussels on 19 March 1962
(being a treaty subsisting between 2 or more Convention countries), is, in
accordance with the terms of that treaty, declared to be equivalent to an
application made in each Convention country that is a High Contracting party
within the meaning of that treaty.". 


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