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Section 295: Patents: miscellaneous amendments

Section (295.01) last updated April 2007

The Patents Act 1949 and the Patents Act 1977 are amended in accordance with Schedule 5.

295.01

This section makes various amendments to the Patents Acts 1949 and 1977 mainly to remove anomalies and simplify procedures. The amendments are specified in Schedule 5 to the CDP Act, the first paragraph of which relates to the 1949 Act. The remaining twenty-nine paragraphs relate to the 1977 Act and their effects are discussed in the chapters about the particular provisions in question.