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Part IVE+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous and general provisions

Other general provisionsE+W+S+N.I.

105 Transitional provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

The provisions of Schedule 3 have effect with respect to transitional matters, including the treatment of marks registered under the M1Trade Marks Act 1938, and applications for registration and other proceedings pending under that Act, on the commencement of this Act.


Marginal Citations

106 Consequential amendments and repeals.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 4 are amended in accordance with that Schedule, the amendments being consequential on the provisions of this Act.

(2)The enactments specified in Schedule 5 are repealed to the extent specified.

107 Territorial waters and the continental shelf.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)For the purposes of this Act the territorial waters of the United Kingdom shall be treated as part of the United Kingdom.

(2)This Act applies to things done in the United Kingdom sector of the continental shelf on a structure or vessel which is present there for purposes directly connected with the exploration of the sea bed or subsoil or the exploitation of their natural resources as it applies to things done in the United Kingdom.

(3)The United Kingdom sector of the continental shelf means the areas designated by order under section 1(7) of the M2Continental Shelf Act 1964.


Marginal Citations

108 Extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2)This Act also extends to the Isle of Man, subject to such exceptions and modifications as Her Majesty may specify by Order in Council; and subject to any such Order references in this Act to the United Kingdom shall be construed as including the Isle of Man.


Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 108(2) power fully exercised (13.3.1996): 1.4.1996 appointed day by S.I. 1996/729

109 Commencement.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order made by statutory instrument.

Different days may be appointed for different provisions and different purposes.

(2)The references to the commencement of this Act in Schedules 3 and 4 (transitional provisions and consequential amendments) are to the commencement of the main substantive provisions of Parts I and III of this Act and the consequential repeal of the Trade Marks Act 1938.

Provision may be made by order under this section identifying the date of that commencement.


Subordinate Legislation Made

P2S. 109 power fully exercised (29.9.1994): 29.9.1994 appointed for specified provisions and 31.10.1994 appointed by S.I. 1994/2550, arts. 2, 3

110 Short title.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Trade Marks Act 1994.