Amendments Relating to Micro-Organisms

Date Published

A proposed amendment to a complete specification is not allowable if the effect of the amendment is to remove any of the micro-organism deposit information required by sec 6(c) (Chapter 10 of the Regulations). This information includes:

  • the name of a prescribed depositary institution from which samples of the micro-organism are obtainable; and
  • the file, accession or registration number of the deposit given by the institution.

Amendments may be made to insert the information required under sec 6(c). These matters are dealt with in Sections 104 and 223 - Insertion of Section 6(c) Information.