(1) An offence against any of the following Acts is a prescribed offence for paragraph 198(4)(e) of the Act:
(a) the Act;
(b) the Designs Act 2003 ;
(c) the Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 ;
(d) the Trade Marks Act 1995 ;
(e) the Designs Act 1953 of New Zealand;
(f) the Patents Act 1953 of New Zealand;
(g) the Patents Act 2013 of New Zealand;
(h) the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 of New Zealand;
(i) the Trade Marks Act 2002 of New Zealand.
(2) An offence of dishonesty for which the maximum penalty is imprisonment for at least 2 years is a prescribed offence for paragraph 198(4)(f) of the Act.
Note: Subsection 198(4) of the Act provides that the Designated Manager must register as a patent attorney a person who satisfies certain conditions. Paragraph 198(4)(e) requires that a person not have been convicted of a prescribed offence during the previous 5 years. Paragraph 198(4)(f) requires that a person not be under sentence of imprisonment for a prescribed offence.