No. S 490
Trade Marks Act
(Chapter 332)
Trade Marks (International Registration) Rules 2000
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 54 and 108 of the Trade Marks Act, the Minister for Law hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Trade Marks (International Registration) Rules 2000 and shall come into operation on 31st October 2000.
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Common Regulations” means the regulations adopted under Article 10 of the Madrid Protocol, with effect from 1st April 1996, as replaced, revised or amended from time to time;
“international application” means an application to the International Bureau for registration of a trade mark in the International Register;
“International Bureau” means the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation;
“International Register” means the register of trade marks maintained by the International Bureau for the purposes of the Madrid Protocol;
“international registration” means the registration of a trade mark in the International Register;
“international registration designating Singapore” means an international registration in which a request has been made (either in the relevant international application or subsequently) for extension of protection to Singapore under Article 3ter (1) or (2) of the Madrid Protocol;
“protected international trade mark (Singapore)” has the meaning given by rule 17, and references to “protection” and “protected” shall be construed accordingly.
3.—(1)  The fees set out in the First Schedule shall be payable to the Registrar in respect of the matters set out in that Schedule.
(2)  In any case where a form specified in the First Schedule as the corresponding form in relation to any matter is required to be used, that form shall be accompanied by the fee specified in respect of that matter.
4.—(1)  The forms mentioned in these Rules, other than Forms MP 1, MP 2 and MP 3, are those set out in the Second Schedule to the Trade Marks Rules (R 1).
(2)  Any form may be modified on the direction of the Registrar for use in a case other than the case for which it is intended.

Made this 28th day of October 2000.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[LAW 18/001/003 V 3; AG/LEG/SL/332/96/1 Vol. 1]