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5(1)Section 22 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (preparation of instruments by unqualified persons) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In subsection (2)(aa) and (ab) (instruments which may be prepared by registered trade mark agent or registered patent agent) for “, trade mark or service mark” substitute “ or trade mark ”.
(3)In subsection (3A) (interpretation)—
(a)in the definition of “registered trade mark agent” for “section 282(1) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988” substitute “ the Trade Marks Act 1994 ”; and
(b)in the definition of “registered patent agent” for “of that Act” substitute “ of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ”.
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