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S.I. No. 285/1987 - Registers of Patent Agents and Clerks (Amendment) Rules, 1987.

S.I. No. 285/1987:

REGISTERS OF PATENT AGENTS AND CLERKS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 1987.

REGISTERS OF PATENT AGENTS AND CLERKS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 1987.

I, ALBERT REYNOLDS, Minister for Industry and Commerce in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 86 and 96 of the Patents Act, 1964 (No. 12 of 1964), hereby make the following Rules:

1. (1) These Rules may be cited as the Registers of Patent Agents and Clerks (Amendment) Rules, 1987.

(2) These Rules shall come into operation on the 9th day of November, 1987.

2. The Registers of Patent Agents and Clerks Rules, 1966 ( S.I. No. 139 of 1966 ) are hereby amended by the substitution for the Schedule thereto of the following Schedule:

"SCHEDULE

Fees Payable in Relation to the Registration of Patent Agents and Clerks.

1. On application for entry in the register of patent agents (Rule 5)

40.00

2. For tests considered necessary by a board, constituted under (Rule 6): For each subject tested

50.00

3. For entry in register of patent agents (Rule 8)

50.00

4. Annual fee for registration as patent agent payable before 1st December in each year in respect of the following year (Rule 12)

100.00

5. On application for entry in the register of clerks (including fee for entry) (Rule 9)

25.00

6. Annual fee for registration as clerk payable before 1st December in each year in respect of the following year (Rule 12)

20.00

".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 3rd day of November, 1987.

ALBERT REYNOLDS,

Minister for Industry and

Commerce.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These Rules revise the fees payable in relation to the registration of patent Agents and Clerks pursuant to Sections 86 and 96 of the Patents Act, 1964 (No. 12 of 1964).