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States of Jersey (Transfer of Responsibilities and Functions) (Patents and Registered Designs) (Jersey) Order 2020

Made                                                                                                         10th July 2020

Coming into force                                                                                 11th July 2020

THE CHIEF MINISTER makes this Order under Article 29A of the States of Jersey Law 2005[1] –

1        Responsibilities and functions transferred to Minister for External Relations

(1)     The responsibilities and functions of the Chief Minister under the following enactments are transferred to the Minister for External Relations –

(a)     the Patents (Jersey) Law 1957[2];

(b)     the Registered Designs (Jersey) Law 1957[3].

(2)     In the Patents (Jersey) Law 1957 –

(a)     in Article 1(1) after the definition of “invention” there is inserted –

“ “Minister” means the Minister for External Relations;”;

(b)     in Article 13(6) for “Chief Minister” there is substituted “Minister”.

(3)     In the Registered Designs (Jersey) Law 1957 –

(a)     in Article 1(1) after the definition of “Government department” there is inserted –

“ “Minister” means the “Minister for External Relations;”;

(b)     in Article 14(6) for “Chief Minister” there is substituted “Minister”.

2        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the States of Jersey (Transfer of Responsibilities and Functions) (Patents and Registered Designs) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force on the day after the day it is made.

Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré

Chief Minister

 




[1]                                     chapter 16.800

[2]                                     chapter 05.575

[3]                                     chapter 05.700


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