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stated on information and belief, and that as to those matters they are believed by him or them to be true.

42. Subject to the provisions of the two last foregoing sections, and of any other enactment for the time being in force, any act which is required or authorized by this Ordinance to be done by any person may be done on his behalf by an agent in Ceylon having authority in writing from that person so to do the act.

43. All decisions and orders of the District Court of Colombo, made under the authority of this Ordinance, shall be subject to an appeal to the Supreme Court, and every such appeal shall be brought on and prosecuted in manner provided in the Civil Procedure Code, 1889, and shall be subject to the provisions of the said Code ; and, subject to the provisions and limitations contained in the said Code, any party or parties to any action or proceeding under this Ordinance may appeal to Her Majesty in Council from any formal judgment, decree, or sentence of the Supreme Court, or against any rule or order made by such Court, and having the effect of a formal or definitive sentence.

44.-(1.) There shall be paid in respect of the several proceedings specified in the fourth Schedule the fees in that Schedule prescribed.

(2.) The Governor in Executive Council may, if he thinks fit, reduce

any of those fees and revoke or vary the reduction. (3.) The fees payable under this section shall be collected by means of stamps or otherwise as the Governor in Executive Council directs.

(4.) A proceeding in respect of which a fee is payable ander the fourth Schedule shall be of no effect unless the fee has been paid.

45.-(1.) The Governor in Executive Council may make such rules and prescribe such forms as he thinks necessary for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance, and may alter or amend either of the forms in the second and third Schedules.

(2.) Rules under this section may provide, among other matters, for the printing of specifications, memoranda, and amended specifications, and for the distribution or sale of printed copies thereof. Passed in Council the 16th day of November, 1892.

H. L. CRAWFORD, Clerk to the Council.

Assented to by his Excellency the Governor the 21st day of November, 1892.

E. NOEL WALKER, Colonial Secretary.

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(A.) Petition where Patent has not been obtained.

(See Sections 4 and 45.) To the Governor in Executive Council :

The petition of [insert names of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be], of [insert addresses and occupations of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be), and of [insert names of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be] of Cinsert addresses and occupations of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may te), for leave to file a specification under “ The Inventions Ordinance, 1892."

1. The petitioner (or petitioners] is (or are] in possession of an invention for [state the title of the invention), which invention he (or they] believes (or believe] will be of public utility. He is (or they are] the inventor (or inventors) thereof (or, as the case may be, the executors, administrators, or susigns of the inventor), and the invention is not publicly used or known in any part of Ceylon or of the United Kingdom to the best of his Cor their] knowledge and belief.

[In the case of more than one petitioner, state whether all, or if not, who is or are the inventor or inventors.]

2. The following is a description of the invention (describe invention].

The petitioner (or petitioners] therefore prays (or pray) for leave to file a specification of the invention pursuant to "The Inventions Ordinance, 1892.”

(Signature or signatures.)

(B.) Petition where Patent has been obtained.

(See Sections 4 and 45.) To the Governor in Executive Council:

Tue petition of [insert names of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be), of Linsert addresses and occupations of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be), and of Cinsert names of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be],

of [insert addresses and occupations of petitioners or petitioner, as the case may be], for leave to file a specification under “ The Inventions Ordinance, 1892."

1. The petitioner (or petitioners] [or, as the case may be, A. B., of whom the petitioner is the executor, administrator, or assign] has [or have] obtained a patent in the United Kingdom, dated and sealed on the day of for [state the title of the invention].

2. The petitioner (or petitioner3] believes (or believes that the invention was not publicly known in any part of Ceylon at or before the date of the application for the patent.

3. The following is a description of the invention [here describe it).

4. The petitioner (or petitioners] therefore applies (or apply] for leave to file a specification of the invention pursuant to “The Inventions Ordinance, 1892."

(Signature or signatures.)

THE THIRD SCHEDULE.

Victoria, by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting : WHEREAS

of

[having previously obtained Her Majesty's Letters Patent for the exclusive use of a certain invention, intituled [here insert title of the invention] in the United Kingdom, but not extending to this island]* has presented to

Governor of Ceylon, a petition (numbered in the Register of Inventions in the office of the Colonial Secretary) praying for leave to file a specification of [the said invention]* a certain invention, intituled

, and we in Executive Council have made an order, dated the day of

,189 , authorizing the said

to file a specification of the said invention; and whereas the said

did, on the day of 189 , file a specification in accordance with the said order, and the same is entered in the Register of Inventions in the office of the Colonial Secretary ; and whereas the said

hath done all things to entitle him to exclusive privilege in the invention in the said petition and specification mentioned and described, for the term of

years : Now know ye that we do grant to the said

his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, the exclusive privilege of making, selling, and using the said invention, and of authorizing others so to do, in Ceylon, for the term of

years, in terms of and subject to the provisions of “The Inventions Ordinance, 1892."

Conditions.

Given at

, under the public seal of the Island of Ceylon, this day of

, 189 . By his Excellency's command,

, Colonial Secretary.

* Use the words within the brackets when a patent has been obtained in the United Kingdom.

Rs. c.

30 0

..

THE FOURTH SCHEDULE.

Fees (Inventions).

(See Sections 7, 13, and 44.) 1. In respect of petitions for leave to file a specification (section 4). 10 0 2. In respect of the filing of a specification (section 7) 3. In respect of an extension of the time for filing a specification (section 7) ..

20 0 4. In respect of the continuance of an exclusive privilege (section 7)— (v.) After the filing of the specification and before the ex

piration of the fourth year from the date of the
filing thereof..

50 0 (6.) After the expiration of the fourth year and before the expiration of the fifth year from that date

50 0 (e.) After the expiration of the fifth year and before the expiration of the sixth year from that date ..

50 0 (d.) After the expiration of the sixth year and before the expiration of the seventh year from that date

50 0 (e.) After the expiration of the seventh year and before the expiration of the eighth year from that date..

50 0 (1.) After the expiration of the eighth year and before the expiration of the ninth year from that date ..

100 0 (9.) After the expiration of the ninth year and before the expiration of the tenth year from that date ..

100 0 (4.) After the expiration of the tenth year and before the

expiration of the eleventh year from that date .. 1000 (i.) After the expiration of the eleventh year and before

the expiration of the twelfth year from that date .. 100 0 (3.) After the expiration of the twelfth year and before the expiration of the thirteenth year from that date. 1000

Provided that the inventor may pay the sum

total of the said fees in respect of the con-
tinuance of the exclusive privilege, or any
part thereof short of the sum total, at any

time before the same falls due.
5. In respect of an enlargement of the time for payment of a fee
under Article 4 of this Schedule (section 7)-
(i.) If the enlargement does not exceed one month

10 0 (ii.) If the enlargement exceed one month, but does not exceed two months ..

25 0 (ii.) If the enlargement exceed two months..

50 0 6. In respect of petition for an extension of an exclusive privilege for a further term (section 13)..

50 0 7. In respect of an order extending the term of an exclusive privilege (section 13) ..

100 0 8. In respect of the continuance of an exclusive privilege of which the term has been extended (section 13)

100 0 to be paid before the expiration of each year of the ex

tended term :
Provided that the inventor may pay the sum

total of the said fees in respect of the con

..

Rs. C.

200

50 0

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tinuance of the exclusive privilege, or any
part thereof short of the sum total, at any

time before the same falls due.
9. In respect of a petition for leave to file a memorandum or

amended specification (section 10) 10. In respect of a petiti to the Governor in Executive Council

for a compulsory licence (section 39) .. 11. For the inspection of any book or other document which is open

to inspection under this Ordinance 12. For copies :

(a.) When the number of words copied does not ex

ceed 400 ...
(6.) For erery 100 words in excess of 400
(c.) Of drawings or photographs-cost according to agree-

ment.
13. For certifying copies :-

For every 100 words

1 0

1 0 0 25

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LAW of the Government of Hayti, for regulating Tonnage Dues

on Steamers.-Port-au-Prince, November 9, 1893.

HYPPOLITE, Président d'Haïti;
Vu l'Article 69 de la Constitution;

Vu également la Loi du 17 Novembre, 1876, fixant les droits de tonnage par steamer, et l'Article 47 de la Loi du 13 Juillet, 1858, sur l'administration et la direction des Douanes de la République ;

Considérant aussi que l'Administration Supérieure a l'impérieuse obligation de ne pas laisser léser les droits du fisc, et de mettre les interprètes-jurés attachés aux douanes de la République en possession des pièces nécessaires à la confection des manifestes ;

Sur la proposition du Secrétaire d'État des Finances et du Commerce, et de l'avis du Conseil des Secrétaires d'État;

A proposé;
Et le Corps Législatif a voté la Loi suivante :-

Art. 1er. A partir du 1er Janvier, 1894, les steamers payeront au fisc leur tonnage comme les voiliers, les droits additionnels compris.

Le prélèvement du droit fixe pour les steamers continuera à se faire sur le tonnage seulement des marchandises qu'ils auront débarquées dans les ports de la République.

2. L'amende de 5 pour cent prévue par l'Article 47 de la Loi sur l'administration et la direction des Douanes de la République et

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