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Patent Act

Version of section 28 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-10-29:

Marginal note:Filing date

  •  (1) The filing date of an application for a patent in Canada is the date on which the Commissioner receives the documents, information and fees prescribed for the purposes of this section or, if they are received on different dates, the last date.

  • Marginal note:Deemed date of receipt of fees

    (2) The Commissioner may, for the purposes of this section, deem prescribed fees to have been received on a date earlier than the date of their receipt if the Commissioner considers it just to do so.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-4, s. 28
  • R.S., 1985, c. 33 (3rd Supp.), s. 10
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 33

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