Designs directions

The Designs Act 1949 allows us to give directions in some areas, so that we can react quickly to change.

We can direct other things but these are usually in the context of a particular Design.


Published 23 December 2014
Last updated 23 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Directions under 37A of the Registered Design Act added.
  2. Incorporation of the priority declaration DC1 into the designs application service.
  3. New directions added for application form in relation to use of electronic communications.
  4. New directions added for application forms for applying to appeal.
  5. First published.