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Certain opposition: practice and procedure

  (1)   If, before the commencing day:

  (a)   a matter is advertised in the Official Journal ; or

  (b)   a document is served on a person;

to enable opposition proceedings to be taken, other than in relation to the grant of a standard patent:

  (c)   the following provisions of the 1952 Act continue to apply:

  (i)   sections   82, 83, 84, 85 and 94;

  (ii)   subsections   160(5) and (6); and

  (d)   the following provisions of the former patents Regulations continue to apply:

  (i)   regulations   36, 39B, 39C, 39D, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 76, 77, 78, 82, 83A and 92;

  (ii)   Divisions   1 and 2 of Part   XIV.

  (2)   If provisions specified in subregulation   (1) continue to apply, the following provisions do not apply to the opposition referred to in that subregulation:

  (a)   sections   104 and 223 of the Act;

  (b)   Chapter   5 and regulations   22.21, 22.22 and 22.23 of these Regulations.

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