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Patent Act

Version of section 5 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-10-29:

Marginal note:Assistant Commissioner

  •  (1) An Assistant Commissioner of Patents may be appointed in the manner authorized by law and shall be a technical officer experienced in the administration of the Patent Office.

  • Marginal note:Absence or inability to act

    (2) When the Commissioner is absent or unable to act, the Assistant Commissioner, or, if he also is at the same time absent or unable to act, another officer designated by the Minister, may exercise the powers and shall perform the duties of the Commissioner.

  • R.S., c. P-4, s. 5

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