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Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995

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18Interpretation

(1)In this Act—

  • “business” includes a trade or profession;

  • “controlled representation” has the meaning given by section 3(1) above;

  • “infringing articles” has the meaning given by section 7(4) above;

  • “infringing goods” has the meaning given by section 7(2) above;

  • “infringing material” has the meaning given by section 7(3) above;

  • “Olympic motto” means the motto of the International Olympic Committee, “Citius, altius, fortius”;

  • “Olympic symbol” means the symbol of the International Olympic Committee, consisting of five interlocking rings;

  • “proprietor” has the meaning given by section 2(2) above; and

  • “trade” includes a business or profession.

(2)For the purposes of this Act each of the following is a protected word, namely, “Olympiad”, “Olympiads”, “Olympian”, “Olympians”, “Olympic” and “Olympics”.

(3)In this Act, references to the Olympic motto or a protected word include the motto or word in translation into any language.

(4)In the application of this Act to Scotland—

  • “accounts” means count, reckoning and payment;

  • “declaration” means declarator;

  • “defendant” means defender;

  • “injunction” means interdict; and

  • “plaintiff” means pursuer.

19Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995.

(2)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(3)This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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