Topic: Section 9. Amendment of Section 157

In Section 157 of the principal Act, in sub-section (2),—

(a) for clause (vii), the following clause shall be substituted, namely—

"(vii) the manner of giving a notice of opposition and the fee payable for such notice under sub-section (1) and sending counter-statement under subsection (2) and submission of evidence and the time therefor under sub-section (4) of Section 21;";

(b) after clause (ix), the following clauses shall be inserted, namely—

"(ix-a) the time within which the international application is to be forwarded to the International Bureau and the manner of certifying the particulars by the Registrar under sub-section (4) of Section 36-D;

(ix-b) the manner of keeping a record of particulars of an international registration under sub-section (1) of Section 36-E;

(ix-c) the manner of informing the International Bureau under sub-section

(2) of Section 36-E;

(ix-d) the manner of advertising the international registration and the time within which the international registration shall be advertised under sub-section

(3) of Section 36-E;"

(c) after clause (xiii), the following clause shall be inserted, namely—

"(xiii-a) the period within which the Registrar shall dispose of an application under sub-section (3) of Section 45;"

(d) clauses (xxvi), (xxvii) and (xxviii) shall be omitted.