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Trade Marks Amendment (Iconic Symbols of National Identity) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP

Summary

Amends the Trade Marks Act 1995 to prohibit the registration of trade marks which consist of a sign which is of national significance or iconic value to the people of Australia; and provide that any trade marks that currently purport to restrict the use of a sign of national significance must be removed from the register of trade marks.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/09/15  
Second reading moved 14/09/15  
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 01/03/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes