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Patents Act 1977

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Schedule 3Repeals of Provisions of 1949 Act

1Subject to the provisions of Schedule 4 below, the provisions of the 1949 Act referred to in paragraph 2 below (which have no counterpart in the new law of patents established by this Act in relation to future patents and applications) shall cease to have effect.

2The provisions are:—

(a)section 14 (opposition to grant of patent);

(b)section 32(3) (revocation for refusal to comply with Crown request to use invention);

(c)section 41 (inventions relating to food or medicine, etc.);

(d)section 42 (comptroller's power to revoke patent after expiry of two years from grant of compulsory licence);

(e)section 71 (extension of time for certain convention applications) ;

(f)section 72 (protection of inventions communicated under international agreements).

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