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The Design Right (Reciprocal Protection) (No. 2) Order 1989

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This Order supersedes S.I. 1989/990 published on 21st June 1989 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory Instrument.

Statutory Instruments

1989 No. 1294


The Design Right (Reciprocal Protection) (No.  2) Order 1989


28th July 1989

Laid before Parliament

31st July 1989

Coming into force

1st August 1989

At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 28th day of July 1989


The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas, it appears to Her Majesty that the laws of the countries mentioned in article 2 of this Order provide adequate protection for British designs:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue of the authority conferred upon Her by section 256(1) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988((1)), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Design Right (Reciprocal Protection) (No.  2) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 1st August 1989.

2.  The following countries are hereby designated as enjoying reciprocal protection under Part III of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (design right)—

  • Anguilla

  • Bermuda

  • British Indian Ocean Territory

  • British Virgin Islands

  • Cayman Islands

  • Channel Islands

  • Falklands Islands

  • Gibraltar

  • Hong Kong

  • Isle of Man

  • Montserrat

  • New Zealand

  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands

  • St Helena and Dependencies

  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

  • Turks and Caicos Islands.

3.  The Design Right (Reciprocal Protection) Order 1989((1)) is hereby revoked.

G. I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates the countries enjoying reciprocal protection under the provisions of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 relating to design right. It supersedes, and is in the same terms as, the Design Right (Reciprocal Protection) Order 1989, which is revoked before it comes into force.


S.I. 1989/990.

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