Session 2013 - 14
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House of Commons


Notices of Amendments


given on


Thursday 6 March 2014


Consideration of Bill


Intellectual Property Bill, As Amended


Pete Wishart




Clause  17,  page  17,  line  31,  at end insert—



In making an order under this section which confers jurisdiction on a court,


removes jurisdiction from a court or varies the jurisdiction of a court, the


Secretary of State shall—



ensure he takes into account the views of—



HM Courts and Tribunals Service;



the Scottish Courts Services;



the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service; and



any other appropriate body;






where the number of patent cases is such as to meet the requirements as


set out in Article 7 of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, to confer


local divisional court jurisdiction on—



in England and Wales, the High Court;



in Scotland, the Court of Session; and



in Northern Ireland, the High Court.’.



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