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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 6 March 2014

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Intellectual Property Bill, As Amended

 

Pete Wishart

 

1

 

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

 

‘(3A)    

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—

 

(a)    

ensure he takes into account the views of—

 

(i)    

HM Courts and Tribunals Service;

 

(ii)    

the Scottish Courts Services;

 

(iii)    

the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service; and

 

(iv)    

any other appropriate body;

 

    

and

 

(b)    

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—

 

(i)    

in England and Wales, the High Court;

 

(ii)    

in Scotland, the Court of Session; and

 

(iii)    

in Northern Ireland, the High Court.’.

 


 
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