The Intellectual Property Act 2014 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2015

CitationSI 2015/165
JurisdictionUK Non-devolved

2015No. 165 (C. 9)

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2015

5thFebruary2015

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of powers conferred by section 24(1) and (2) of the Intellectual Property Act 2014( 1).

Citation and interpretation

1. This Order may be cited as the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2015.

2. In this Order "the Act" means the Intellectual Property Act 2014.

Commencement

3. The day appointed for the coming into force of section 10(2) for all remaining purposes and sections 10(3) to (11) of the Act is 6th April 2015.

Neville-Rolfe

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

5th February 2015

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order is the fourth commencement order made under the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (c.18)("the Act"). It brings into force on 6th April 2015 sections 10(2) to (11) of the Act. Section 10(2) of the Act is already in force only to the extent necessary to appoint the appointed person ( S.I. 2014/1715). This Order gives full effect to new sections 27A and 27B of the Registered Designs Act 1949 (c.88), which introduces a new route of appeal against decisions made by the registrar relating to designs. Users now have a choice of using either a person appointed by the Lord Chancellor (an "appointed person") or the High Court.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Intellectual Property Act 2014 have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order:

Provision

Date of Commencement

S.I. No.

Section 1

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 2

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 3

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 4

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 5

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 6

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 7

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 8

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 9(1)

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 10(1)

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 10(2) (partially)

15th July 2014

2014/1715 (C.74)

Section 11

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 12

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 13

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 14

1st October 2014

2014/2330(C.100)

Section 15

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