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Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Industry, Science and Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Patents Act 1990 by repealing the petty patent scheme and providing for innovation patents and other minor amendments, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Patents Act 1990                                             3

Schedule 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                    39

Part 1—Application, saving and transitional provisions relating to petty patents               39

Part 2—Other application and saving provisions                                           43

Schedule 3—Consequential amendment of other Acts                                  44

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             44

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Patents Act 1990 by repealing the petty patent scheme and providing for innovation patents and other minor amendments, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  If this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2 , each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.