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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Trade Marks Act, 1940

( ACT NO. V OF 1940 )

Chapter XI

MISCELLANEOUS

Procedure in certain cases of option to apply to the High Court Division or the Registrar
72. Where under this Act an applicant has the option of making an application either to the High Court Division or to the Registrar,-
 
 
 
 
(a) if any suit or other proceedings concerning the trade mark in question is pending before the High Court Division or a District Court, the application shall be made 1[to the High Court Division];
 
 
 
 
(b) if in any other case the application is made to the Registrar, the Registrar may, if he thinks fit, refer the applica¬tion at any stage of the proceedings to the High Court Division.

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    The words “to the High Court Division” were substituted for the words and commas “to that High Court or, as the case may be, to the High Court within whose jurisdiction that District Court is situated” by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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