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(1)In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned by them, that is to say
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“assignee” includes the personal representative of a deceased assignee, and references to the assignee of any person include references to the assignee of the personal representative or assignee of that person;
[F4“”in relation to a design, has the meaning given by section 2(3) and (4);]
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[F1“the court” shall be construed in accordance with section 27 of this Act;]
[F6“complex product” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(3) of this Act;]
[F9“employee”, “employment”, and “employer” refer to employment under a contract of service or of apprenticeship,]
[F6“national unregistered design right” means design right within the meaning of Part III of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988;]
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“prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by [F11the Secretary of State] under this Act;
[F6“product” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(3) of this Act;]
“proprietor” has the meaning assigned to it by section two of this Act;
“registered proprietor” means the person or persons for the time being entered in the register of designs as proprietor of the design;
“registrar” means the Comptroller-General of Patents Designs and Trade Marks;
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(4)For the purposes of subsection (1) of [F13section 14 of this Act], the expression “personal representative”, in relation to a deceased person, includes the legal representative of the deceased appointed in any country outside the United Kingdom.
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