Olympics Association Right (Appointment of Proprietor) Order 1995

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1995/2473

1995 No. 2473

TRADE MARKS

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

The Olympics Association Right (Appointment of Proprietor) Order 1995

Made 20th September 1995

Laid before Parliament 21th September 1995

Coming into force 18th October 1995

The Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 1(2) of the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 19951and of all other powers enabling her in that behalf hereby makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as The Olympics Association Right (Appointment of Proprietor) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 18th October 1995.

S-2 Appointment of the proprietor of the Olympics association right

Appointment of the proprietor of the Olympics association right

2. The Secretary of State hereby appoints The British Olympic Association (a company limited by guarantee) whose registered office is at 1 Wandsworth Plain, Wandsworth, London SW18 for the purposes of section 1(2) of the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995.

Virginia Bottomley

Secretary of State for National Heritage

20th September 1995

(This note is not part of the Order)

By this Order the Secretary of State appoints the British Olympic Association (a company limited by guarantee) for the purposes of section 1(2) of the Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995 (“the Act”).

The person appointed for the purposes of section 1(2) of the Act is the proprieter of the Olympics association right and exercises the rights provided by the Act in relation to the symbol of the International Olympic Committee, consisting of five interlocking rings; the motto of the International Olympic Committee, “Citius Altius Fortius” and its translations; the words “Olympiad”, “Olympiads”, “Olympian”, “Olympians”, “Olympic” and “Olympics” and their translations; and representations of something so similar to the symbol or motto of the International Olympic Committee as to create in the public mind an association with them.


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