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Version of section 78 from 2018-11-05 to 2019-11-19:


Marginal note:Time period extended

  •  (1) If a time period fixed under this Act, in respect of any business before the Patent Office, for doing anything ends on a prescribed day or a day that is designated by the Commissioner, that time period is extended to the next day that is not a prescribed day or a designated day.

  • Marginal note:Power to designate day

    (2) The Commissioner may, on account of unforeseen circumstances and if the Commissioner is satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so, designate any day for the purposes of subsection (1). If a day is designated, the Commissioner shall inform the public of that fact on the website of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-4, s. 78
  • 2015, c. 36, s. 63
  • 2017, c. 6, ss. 44, 136
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