Industrial Research and Standards Act, 1961


2.—In this Act—

“the Act of 1946” means the Industrial Research and Standards Act, 1946 ;

“the Act of 1954” means the Industrial Research and Standards (Amendment) Act, 1954 ;

“the Institute” means the Institute for Industrial Research and Standards established by subsections (1) and (2) of section 4 of the Act of 1946 and continued in being by this Act;

“mark” includes a device, brand, heading, label, ticket, name, signature, word, letter, numeral or any combination thereof;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

“register”, save where the context otherwise requires, means a register kept by the Institute in pursuance of section 28 of this Act;

“specification” includes description of any commodity, process or practice by reference to any one or more of the following, namely, nature, quality, strength, purity, composition, quantity, dimensions, weight, grade, durability, origin, age and any other characteristic;

“standard specification” means a specification declared or deemed to have been declared under section 20 of this Act to be a standard specification;

“standard mark” means a mark prescribed or deemed to have been prescribed by an order under section 24 of this Act for use in connection with a commodity, process or practice to indicate that it conforms to a particular standard specification.