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Rule III.—Petitions under section 4 of the said Act (sect. 25 of Patents Act, 1883) must be presented within one week from the insertion of the last of the advertisements required to be published in the London Gazette.'

Rule IV.--All petitions must be accompanied with affidavits of advertisements having been inserted according to the provisions of section 4 of the said Act (sect. 25 subs. 1 of Patents Act, 1883) and the 1st and 2nd of these Rules, and the matters in such affidavits may be disputed by the parties opposing upon the hearing of the petitions.

Rule V.-All persons entering caveats under section 4 of the said Act (sect. 25 subs. 2 of Patents Act, 1883) and all parties to any former suit or action touching letters patent, in respect of which petitions shall have been presented under section 2 of the said Act, and all persons lodging notices of opposition under the 1st of these Rules, shall respectively be entitled to be served with copies of petitions presented under the said sections, and no application to fix a time for hearing shall be made without affidavit of such service.

Rule VI.-All parties served with petitions shall lodge at the Council Office, within a fortnight after such service, notice of the grounds of their objections to the granting of the prayers of such petitions.

Rule VII.-Parties may have copies of all papers lodged in respect of any application under the said Act, at their own expense.

Rule VIII.—The Registrar of the Privy Council, or other officer to whom it may be referred to tax the costs incurred in the matter of any petition presented under the said Act, shall allow or disallow, in his discretion, all payments made to persons of science or skill examined as witnesses to matters of opinion chiefly. ing to his specification, or near to or in which he resided in case he carried on no such manufacture, or published in the county where he carried on such manufacture or where he lived in case there should not be any paper published in such town.

In Derosne's Patent (4 Moo. P. C. 416 S. C. 2 W. P. C. 2) it was held that when the petitioner resided abroad and had no manufactory in England, he would sufficiently comply with these directions if he inserted advertisements in the newspapers published in the towns or cou ty where his licensees were resident.

Rule IX.-A party applying for an extension of a patent, under section 4 of the said Act (sect. 25 of Patents Act, 1883) must lodge at the Council Office six printed copies of the specification, and also four copies of the balance-sheet of expenditure and receipts relating to the patent in question, which accounts are to be proved on oath before the Lords of the Committee at the hearing. In the event of the applicant's specification not having been printed, and if the expense of making six copies of any drawing therein contained or referred to would be considerable, the lodging of two copies only of such specification and drawing will be deemed sufficient.

All copies mentioned in this Rule must be lodged not less than one week before the day fixed for hearing the application.

The Judicial Committee will hear the Attorney-General, or other Counsel, on behalf of the Crown, against granting any application made under either the second or fourth section of the said Act (sect. 25 of Patents Act, 1883) in case it shall be thought fit to oppose the same on such behalf.

APPENDIX.

PART II.

PATENT LAWS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES. AMERICA, U.S. OF.

JAPAN. ARGENTINE REPUBLIC.

LUXEMBURG. AUSTRIA.

MEXICO. BELGIUM.

NICARAGUA. BRAZIL.

NORWAY CHILI.

PARAGUAY. COLOMBIA.

PORTUGAL. DENMARK.

RUSSIA AND FINLAND. FINLAND.

SAN SALVADOR. FRANCE.

SPAIN. GERMANY.

SWEDEN. GUATEMALA

SWITZERLAND. HOLLAND.

TURKEY. ITALY.

VENEZUELA.

PATENT LAWS OF BRITISH COLONIES.

AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. NEW SOUTH WALES.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. NEW ZEALAND.

TASMANIA.
QUEENSLAND.

VICTORIA.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

BRITISH GUIANA.

JAMAICA. BRITISH HONDURAS.

LEEWARD ISLANDS CANADA.

MAURITIUS. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.

NATAL. CEYLON.

NEWFOUNDLAND. HONGKONG.

ST. HELENA. INDIA.

STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. TRINIDAD.

PART III.

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

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