No. S 242
Patents Act
(Chapter 221)
Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 115 of the Patents Act, the Minister for Law, after consulting with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006 and shall come into operation on 2nd June 2006.
Amendment of rule 41
2.  Rule 41 of the Patents Rules (R 1) is amended by inserting, immediately after the words “New Zealand,” in paragraph (a), the words “Republic of Korea,”.
Transitional provision
3.  Rule 2 shall not apply to any application for a patent the declared priority date of which or, if there is no declared priority date, the date of filing of which is a date before 2nd June 2006.
[G.N. Nos. S 224/96; S 132/97; S 260/97; S 458/97; S 82/98; S 116/98; S 203/99; S 286/99; S 510/99; S 300/2000; S 60/2001; S 500/2001; S 656/2001; S 75/2002; S 355/2002; S 324/2003; S 503/2003; S 504/2003; S 366/2004; S 116/2005]

Made this 25th day of April 2006.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[TMC 002/87B; AG/LEG/SL/221/2002/1 Vol. 6]