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Patents Bill [HL]

This is the text of the Patents Bill [HL], as introduced in the House of Lords on 15th January 2004.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Trade and Industry, are published separately as Bill 18- EN.
 
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Sainsbury of Turville has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Patents Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.
  
Patents Bill [HL]
 
 
 
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