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(2)In section 4 of the M1Trade Marks Act 1994 (which specifies cases where a trade mark shall not be registered) there shall be inserted at the end—
“(5)A trade mark which consists of or contains a controlled representation within the meaning of the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995 shall not be registered unless it appears to the registrar—
(a)that the application is made by the person for the time being appointed under section 1(2) of the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995 (power of Secretary of State to appoint a person as the proprietor of the Olympics association right), or
(b)that consent has been given by or on behalf of the person mentioned in paragraph (a) above.”
(3)This section has effect in relation to applications for registration made on or after the day on which this Act comes into force.
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