(1) The grounds for rejecting an IRDA are the grounds set out in sections 39 to 44 of the Act, as affected by subregulation (2).
(2) Sections 39 to 44 apply in relation to an IRDA as if:
(a) a reference in those sections:
(i) to an application for the registration of a trade mark were a reference to the IRDA; and
(ii) to an applicant were a reference to the holder of the IRDA; and
(b) the reference in paragraph 41(3)(b) to the filing date in respect of an application were a reference to the date of international registration or the date of recording, as applicable, in respect of the IRDA; and
(c) each reference in subparagraphs 44(1)(a)(i) and (2)(a)(i) to a trade mark registered by another person included a protected international trade mark held by another person; and
(d) each reference in subparagraphs 44(1)(a)(ii) and (2)(a)(ii) to a trade mark whose registration is being sought by another person included a trade mark in respect of which the extension of protection to Australia is being sought by another person.
(3) The ground set out in section 177 of the Act is a ground for rejecting an IRDA that is for a certification trade mark.