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(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;
[F1 “ the Paralympic Games ” means the events known by that name and organised by the International Paralympic Committee;
“ Paralympic motto ” means the motto of the International Paralympic Committee — “Spirit in Motion”;
“ Paralympic symbol ” means the symbol of the International Paralympic Committee which the Secretary of StateF2...shall set out in an order made by statutory instrument (which shall be laid before Parliament after being made). ]
“proprietor” has the meaning given by section 2(2) above; and
“trade” includes a business or profession.
[F3(2)For the purposes of this Act—
(a)each of the following is a protected word in relation to the Olympics association right—
(b)each of the following is a protected word in relation to the Paralympics association right—
(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.
(6)An order under subsection (5)—
(a)may include incidental, consequential or transitional provision (which may include provision similar to section 4(11) to (14) above),
(b)shall be made by statutory instrument, and
(c)shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.]
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(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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