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1939 c. 107.Patents, Designs, Copyright and Trade Marks (Emergency) Act 1939.In section 10(1), the definition of “copyright”.
1945 c. 16.Limitation (Enemies and War Prisoners) Act 1945.In sections 2(1) and 4(a), the reference to section 10 of the Copyright Act 1911.
1949 c. 88.Registered Designs Act 1949.In section 3(2), the words “or original”.
Section 5(5).
In section 11(2), the words “or original”.
In section 14(3), the words “or the Isle of Man”.
Section 32.
Section 33(2).
Section 37(1).
Section 38.
In section 44(1), the definitions of “copyright” and “Journal”.
In section 45, paragraphs (1) and (2).
In section 46, paragraphs (1) and (2).
1949 c. 88.—cont.Registered Designs Act 1949.—cont.Section 48(1).
In Schedule 1, in paragraph 3(1), the words “in such manner as may be prescribed by rules of court”.
Schedule 2.
1956 c. 74.Copyright Act 1956.The whole Act.
1957 c. 6.Ghana Independence Act 1957.In Schedule 2, paragraph 12.
1957 c. 60.Federation of Malaya Independence Act 1957.In Schedule 1, paragraphs 14 and 15.
1958 c. 44.Dramatic and Musical Performers’ Protection Act 1958.The whole Act.
1958 c. 51.Public Records Act 1958.Section 11.
Schedule 3.
1960 c. 52.Cyprus Independence Act 1960.In the Schedule, paragraph 13.
1960 c. 55.Nigeria Independence Act 1960.In Schedule 2, paragraphs 12 and 13.
1961 c. 1.Tanganyika Independence Act 1961.In Schedule 2, paragraphs 13 and 14.
1961 c. 16.Sierra Leone Independence Act 1961.In Schedule 3, paragraphs 13 and 14.
1961 c. 25.Patents and Designs (Renewals, Extensions and Fees) Act 1961.The whole Act.
1962 c. 40.Jamaica Independence Act 1962.In Schedule 2, paragraph 13.
1962 c. 54.Trinidad and Tobago Independence Act 1962.In Schedule 2, paragraph 13.
1963 c. 53.Performers’ Protection Act 1963.The whole Act.
1964 c. 46.Malawi Independence Act 1964.In Schedule 2, paragraph 13.
1964 c. 65.Zambia Independence Act 1964.In Schedule 1, paragraph 9.
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1964 c. 93.Gambia Independence Act 1964.In Schedule 2, paragraph 12.
1966 c. 24.Lesotho Independence Act 1966.In the Schedule, paragraph 9.
1966 c. 37.Barbados Independence Act 1966.In Schedule 2, paragraph 12.
1967 c. 80.Criminal Justice Act 1967.In Parts I and IV of Schedule 3, the entries relating to the Registered Designs Act 1949.
1968 c. 56.Swaziland Independence Act 1968.In the Schedule, paragraph 9.
1968 c. 67.Medicines Act 1968.In section 92(2)(a), the words from “or embodied” to “film”.
Section 98.
1968 c. 68.Design Copyright Act 1968.The whole Act.
1971 c. 4.Copyright (Amendment) Act 1971.The whole Act.
1971 c. 23.Courts Act 1971.In Schedule 9, the entry relating to the Copyright Act 1956.
1971 c. 62.Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971.In Schedule 1, paragraph 24.
1972 c. 32.Performers’ Protection Act 1972.The whole Act.
1975 c. 24.House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.In Part II of Schedule 1, the entry relating to the Performing Right Tribunal.
1975 c. 25.Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975.In Part II of Schedule 1, the entry relating to the Performing Right Tribunal.
1977 c. 37.Patents Act 1977.Section 14(4) and (8).
In section 28(3), paragraph (b) and the word “and” preceding it.
Section 28(5) to (9).
Section 49(3).
Sections 72(3).
Sections 84 and 85.
Section 88.
Section 104.
In section 105, the words “within the meaning of section 104 above”.
Sections 114 and 115.
Section 123(2)(k).
In section 130(1), the definition of “patent agent”.
In section 130(7), the words “88(6) and (7),”.
In Schedule 5, paragraphs 1 and 2, in paragraph 3 the words “and 44(1)” and “in each case”, and paragraphs 7 and 8.
1979 c. 2.Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.In Schedule 4, the entry relating to the Copyright Act 1956.
1980 c. 21.Competition Act 1980.Section 14.
1981 c. 68.Broadcasting Act 1981.Section 20(9)(a).
1982 c. 35.Copyright Act 1956 (Amendment) Act 1982.The whole Act.
1983 c. 42.Copyright (Amendment) Act 1983.The whole Act.
1984 c. 46.Cable and Broadcasting Act 1984.Section 8(8).
Section 16(4) and (5).
Sections 22 to 24.
Section 35(2) and (3).
Sections 53 and 54.
In section 56(2), the definition of “the 1956 Act”.
In Schedule 5, paragraphs 6, 7, 13 and 23.
1985 c. 21.Films Act 1985.Section 7(2).
1985 c. 41.Copyright (Computer Software) Amendment Act 1985.The whole Act.
1985 c. 61.Administration of Justice Act 1985.Section 60.
1986 c. 39.Patents, Designs and Marks Act 1986.In Schedule 2, paragraph 1(2)(a), in paragraph 1(2)(k) the words “subsection (1)(j) of section 396 and” and in paragraph 1(2)(1) the words “subsection (2)(i) of section 93”.
1988 c. 1.Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.In Schedule 29, paragraph 5.]
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F2In Sch. 8 entry relating to the Malta Independence Act 1964 repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50 s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.XVI

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