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Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act (S.C. 2007, c. 25)

Act current to 2022-05-16 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Exportation of goods

 A court shall not make an order under subsection 5(1) or paragraph 8(1)(b) for the exportation of goods bearing an Olympic or Paralympic mark unless it includes, as a condition of the order, a requirement that the mark be removed from the goods before they are exported.

  • 2007, c. 25, s. 9
  • 2014, c. 32, s. 62

Marginal note:Jurisdiction of Federal Court

 The Federal Court has jurisdiction to entertain any action or proceeding for the enforcement of any of the provisions of this Act or of any right or remedy conferred or provided by this Act.

Marginal note:Effect of public notice

 For greater certainty, public notice by the Registrar of the adoption and use of a badge, crest, emblem or other mark in accordance with a request made under paragraph 9(1)(n) of the Trademarks Act has no legal effect if, at the time of the request, the requester was prohibited under section 3 from adopting or using it.

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, prescribe periods for the purposes of paragraph 3(4)(a), subsection 4(1), paragraph 5(2)(a), section 6 and paragraph 8(2)(a).

  • Marginal note:Orders

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by order, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry,

    • (a) amend Schedule 1 by adding or deleting any mark relating to Olympic Games or Paralympic Games, other than those that are referred to in paragraph (b);

    • (b) amend Schedule 2 by adding to or deleting from that Schedule, in column 1, any mark relating to Olympic Games or Paralympic Games hosted by Canada, and, in respect of any such mark, adding to or deleting from that Schedule, in column 2, the corresponding expiry date; and

    • (c) amend Schedule 3 by adding any expression that in the opinion of the Governor in Council may be relevant in determining whether an act has been done contrary to section 4, or by deleting any expression set out in that Schedule.

Amendment to this Act

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Related Amendment

Trade-marks Act

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

  • Footnote * (1) The provisions of this Act, other than section 13, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Section 13

    (2) Section 13 comes into force on December 31, 2010.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Act, other than section 13, in force December 17, 2007, see SI/2007-117.]

 
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