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Patents Amendment Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Patents Amendment Act 2001

 

No. 160, 2001



 

 

 

 

Patents Amendment Act 2001

 

No. 160, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Patents Act 1990 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments commencing on Proclamation                                 3

Part 1—Amendments relating to novelty, inventive step and innovative step 3

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                           3

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                            5

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                           5

Schedule 2—Amendments commencing after start of innovation patents scheme                 11

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                         11



Patents Amendment Act 2001

No. 160, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Patents Act 1990, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 1 October 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), Schedule 1 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If Schedule 1 does not commence under subsection (2) 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.

             (4)  Schedule 2 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of the Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000 .

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                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.