59.2 For greater certainty, in respect of an international application that has become a PCT national phase application, for the purposes of the Act and these Rules,
(a) information or notices included in the international application as filed shall be considered to have been received by the Commissioner on the filing date accorded to the application by a receiving Office pursuant to Article 11 of the Patent Cooperation Treaty; and
(b) information or notices furnished in accordance with the requirements of the Patent Cooperation Treaty before the application has become a PCT national phase application shall be considered to have been received by the Commissioner on the date that they were so furnished.
- SOR/99-291, s. 6.
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