Patents Amendment Act 1999

An Act to amend the Patents Act 1953
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:
1 Short Title
This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment Act 1999, and is part of the Patents Act 1953 (“the principal Act”).
1 Persons entitled to make application
(1) Inserted words into s7(2) ofprincipal Act.
(2) Subsection (1) is for the avoidance of doubt.
2 Orders in Council as to convention countries
(1) Substituted s77 of principal Act.
(1) Substituted definition in s2(1) of principal Act.
(2) Added s2(3) to principal Act.
(4) The substitution by subsection (1) of a new section 77 of the principal Act for the existing section does not affect any order made under the existing section; and any such order may be amended or revoked by an order made under the substituted section.