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TRADE MARKS REGULATIONS 1995 - REG 22.17

Continuation of certain disciplinary proceedings--incorporated trade marks attorneys

             (1)  This regulation applies if:

                     (a)  before the commencement day disciplinary proceedings had been commenced against an incorporated trade marks attorney under Division 5 of Part 20A of the old regulations by the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys; and

                     (b)  the proceedings had not been completed under the old regulations before the commencement day.

             (2)  Despite the amendments and repeals made by the Schedule 2 to the Intellectual Property Legislation Amendment (Single Economic Market and Other Measures) Regulation 2016 , on and after the commencement day:

                     (a)  Division 5 of Part 20A of the old regulations continues to apply in relation to the proceedings; and

                     (b)  the appointment of the person constituting the Patents and Trade Marks Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal conducting the proceedings is continued in force for the purpose of completing the proceedings; and

                     (c)  for the purposes of the proceedings, references in Division 5 of Part 20A of the old regulations to the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys are taken to be references to the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board.



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