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Patent Act

Version of section 78 from 2017-09-21 to 2018-11-04:

Marginal note:Time limit deemed extended

  •  (1) If any time limit or period of limitation specified under this Act, in respect of any business before the Patent Office, expires on a day when the Patent Office is closed for business, that time limit or period of limitation shall be deemed to be extended to the next day when the Patent Office is open for business.

  • Marginal note:When Patent Office closed for business

    (2) The Patent Office shall be closed for business on Saturdays and holidays and on such other days as the Minister by order declares that it shall be closed for business.

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (3) Every order made by the Minister under subsection (2) shall be published in the Canadian Patent Office Record as soon as possible after it is made.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-4, s. 78
  • 2017, c. 6, s. 44

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