Precious Metals Marking Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1303)

Regulations are current to 2017-12-11

Precious Metals Marking Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1303

PRECIOUS METALS MARKING ACT

Regulations Respecting the Marking of Articles Containing Precious Metals

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Precious Metals Marking Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations, Act means the Precious Metals Marking Act.

Exemption from Application of the Act

 Every article sold to a dealer who is outside Canada is exempt from the application of the Act.

Parts Exempt from Assay

 The parts of an article that are exempt from assay for the purposes of the Act and these Regulations are

  • (a) any mechanism, movement or works, where the article consists of a case or cover containing or incorporating the mechanism, movement or works;

  • (b) brooch pins, brooch joints and brooch catches on

    • (i) gold or silver insignia pins, or

    • (ii) any article to which a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1, 2 or 4 of the table to section 7 may be applied;

  • (c) where the article is an article to which a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the tables to sections 6, 8 and 9 or in Column I of item 1, 2 or 4 of the table to section 7 may be applied, the following parts thereof:

    • (i) springs, winding bars, sleeves, crown cores, joint pins, screws, rivets, dust bands, movement rings and spring pins,

    • (ii) hat pin stems and sockets,

    • (iii) scarf pin, stick pin and collar tack clutchbacks,

    • (iv) bracelet tongues,

    • (v) locket bezels,

    • (vi) knife skeletons and blades,

    • (vii) lapel button backs and the posts to which they are attached,

    • (viii) earring setting posts, and

    • (ix) tubes and posts for attachment to drilled stones together with any attached collet or claw setting; and

  • (d) where the article is a spectacle frame to which a quality mark specified in the table to section 10 may be applied, the following parts thereof:

    • (i) pad posts,

    • (ii) cores and inner winding of comfort cable temples,

    • (iii) any part permanently encased in a non-metallic covering, and

    • (iv) hinge assemblies.

  • SOR/82-251, s. 1.

Marks

  •  (1) Subject to subsections 10(1), 11(6) and 12(1), a quality mark may be applied to a precious metal article by any method.

  • (2) Where a quality mark is stamped, branded, engraved or imprinted on a precious metal article, a trade mark that is applied to that article pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Act shall be applied by the same method as the quality mark.

  • (3) Where only part of an article is composed of a precious metal plating of a quality specified in section 7, 8 or 9 and a quality mark is applied to the article, the name of the part to which the quality mark is applicable shall be applied immediately before or after the mark.

  • (4) Where a statement of the thickness of the precious metal is expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometres”, or the symbol, “vm” the word “micron”, or the symbol “v” may be substituted therefor.

  • SOR/85-386, s. 1.

Articles other than Plated Articles

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to an article, other than a plated article, or part thereof, that

    • (a) is composed wholly or partly of a precious metal specified in Column II of that item; and

    • (b) meets the requirements specified in Column III of that item.

  • (2) Where only part of an article, other than a plated article, is composed wholly or partly of a precious metal and the quality mark is applied to the article, the name of the part to which the quality mark is applicable shall be applied immediately before or after the mark.

  • (3) Where a quality mark for gold is used, the word “gold”, “or”, the letter “G” or the abbreviation “Au” may be applied to the article in conjunction with the quality mark.

  • (4) Where the quality of gold in an article is represented

    • (a) in karats, the number shown in conjunction with that representation shall be in the same proportion to the number 24 as the quality of the gold in the article is to pure gold; or

    • (b) in decimals, the number used shall be in the same proportion to the number 1 as the quality of the gold in the article is to pure gold.

      TABLE

      Column IColumn IIColumn III
      Quality MarkPrecious MetalMinimum Quality or Quantity of Precious Metal
      1The quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals. Karats may be shown as “karat”, “carat”, “Karat”, “Carat”, “Kt.”, “Ct.”, “K” or “C”Gold9 karats
      2“silver”, “sterling”, “sterling silver”, “argent”, “argent sterling” or any abbreviation for any of the foregoing or the quality of the silver shown in decimalsSilver925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver
      3“platinum”, “plat.” or “platine”Platinum or an alloy of platinum and iridium or ruthenium95 per cent or more of the metallic content of the article or part
      4“palladium” or “pall.”Palladium95 per cent or more of the metallic content of the article or part
      5“palladium” or “pall.”An alloy of palladium and platinum, iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, osmium, or goldThe quantity of palladium and of the alloy must be at least 90 per cent and 95 per cent respectively of the metallic content of the article or part

Plated Articles other than Watch Cases, Spectacle Frames, Flatware and Hollow Ware

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to a plated article, other than a watch case, spectacle frame, or an article of flatware or hollow ware that

    • (a) is plated with the precious metal of a kind and quality specified in Column II of that item; and

    • (b) meets the requirements specified in Columns III and IV of that item.

  • (2) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to this section is applied to an article,

    • (a) a fraction showing the ratio of the weight of the gold in the article to the gross weight of the article, and

    • (b) a statement of the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals

    may be applied immediately preceding the quality mark.

  • (3) All numerals and characters expressing fractions or statements of quality authorized to be applied to an article by subsection (2) shall be of equal size and not larger than the quality mark referred to in subsection (1).

  • (4) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 3, 5 or 6 of the table to this section is applied to an article plated with gold or silver to a thickness of at least one micrometre, a statement of the thickness of the gold or silver expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometre”, or the symbol “vm” therefor, may be applied to the article in conjunction with the quality mark.

  • (5) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 of the table to this section is applied to an article, a fraction, in which all numerals are of equal size and not larger than the quality mark, showing the ratio of the weight of silver in the article to the gross weight of the article may be applied immediately preceding the quality mark.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    Quality MarkMinimum Quality and Kind of Precious Metal Used for PlatingMinimum Quality or Quantity of Precious Metal in the ArticleMethod of Plating Used
    1“gold filled”, “G.F.” or “doublé d’or”Sheet of gold of 10 karats

    Gold in plating 1/20, or such larger fraction as may be represented, of the gross weight of the entire article multiplied by

    • (a) the quality of the gold in the plating, where represented in karats or decimals; or

    • (b) 0.416 where no representation in karats or decimals is made

    Soldering or sweating
    2“rolled gold plate”, “R.G.P.” or “plaqué d’or laminé”Sheet of gold of 10 karatsSoldering or sweating
    3“gold electroplate”, “gold plated”, “G.E.P.”, “electroplaqué d’or” or “or plaqué”Gold of 10 karats
    4“silver filled”, “S.F.” or “doublé d’argent”Sheet of silver of 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silverSilver in plating 1/10, or such larger fraction as may be represented, of the gross weight of the entire article multiplied by 0.925Soldering or sweating
    5“silver electroplate”, “silver plate”, “silver plated”, “electroplaqué d’argent”, “plaqué d’argent” or any abbreviation for any of the foregoingSilver of 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver
    6“vermeil” or “vermil”Gold of 10 karatsexclusive of plating, 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver
  • SOR/82-251, s. 2;
  • SOR/85-386, s. 2.

Watch Cases other than Bracelet Watch Cases

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to a watch case, other than a bracelet watch case, if

    • (a) gold that is at least 10 karats in quality or silver that is at least 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver is plated to the entire outer surface of the watch case or of the specified components thereof, as the case may be, to a thickness that is at least that shown in Column II of that item;

    • (b) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table

      • (i) two sheets of gold are soldered or brazed to the outer and inner surfaces of the hunting case front, if any, the back and caps, and

      • (ii) one sheet of gold is soldered or brazed to the outer surface of the centre, open-face or hunting bezel, pendant, crown and bow; and

    • (c) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 3 of the table

      • (i) two sheets of silver are soldered or brazed to the outer and inner surfaces of the hunting case front, if any, the back and caps, and

      • (ii) one sheet of silver is soldered or brazed to the outer surface of the centre, open-face or hunting bezel, pendant, crown and bow.

  • (2) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 or 5 of the table to this section is applied to a watch case plated with gold or silver respectively to a thickness of at least five micrometres, a statement of the thickness of the gold or silver expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometres”, or the symbol “vm” therefor, may be applied to the watch case in conjunction with the quality mark.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn II
    ItemQuality MarkThickness of the Gold or Silver
    1“Gold filled”, “G.F.” or “doublé d’or” together with the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals in characters of the same size as those employed in the quality mark75 micrometres on the outer surface of the hunting case front (if any), back, centre, open-face bezel (if any), pendant, crown and bow and 25 micrometres on the outer surface of the caps and hunting bezel (if any).
    2“rolled gold plate,” “R.G.P.” or “plaqué d’or laminé” together with the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals in characters of the same size as those employed in the quality mark35 micrometres on the outer surface of the hunting case front (if any), back, centre, open-face bezel (if any), pendant, crown and bow and 25 micrometres on the outer surface of the caps and hunting bezel (if any).
    3“silver filled”, “S.F.”, “doublé d’argent75 micrometres on the outer surface of the hunting case front (if any), besel (if any), pendant, crown and bow and 25 micrometres on the outer surface of the caps and hunting bezel (if any).
    4“gold electroplate”, “gold plated”, “G.E.P.”, “electro-plaqué d’or” or “or plaqué5 micrometres on the outer surface of the watch case.
    5“silver electro-plate”, “silver plate” “silver plated”, “electro-plaqué d’argent”, “plaqué d’argent” or any of the foregoing5 micrometres on the outer surface of the watch case.
  • SOR/85-386, s. 3;
  • SOR/93-234, s. 2(F).

Bracelet Watch Cases

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to a bracelet watch case if

    • (a) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table, a sheet of gold that is at least 10 karats in quality is soldered or brazed,

    • (b) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 3 of the table, a sheet of silver that is at least 925 parts by weight per 1,000 parts pure silver in quality is soldered or brazed,

    • (c) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 of the table, gold that is at least 10 karats in quality is plated by any means, or

    • (d) in respect of a quality mark specified in Column I of item 5 of the table, silver that is at least 925 parts by weight per 1,000 parts pure silver in quality is plated by any means

    to at least the thickness specified in Column II of that item to the entire outer surface of the bezel, the centre, if any, the lugs and the back of the watch case.

  • (2) Where only

    • (a) the bezel, centre and lugs, or

    • (b) the bezel

    of a bracelet watch case are plated as described in subsection (1), a quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to the case if it is stamped, branded, engraved or imprinted in the location and accompanied by the words specified in Column III or IV of that item, whichever is applicable.

  • (3) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 or 5 of the table to this section is applied to a bracelet watch case plated with gold or silver respectively to a thickness of at least five micrometres, a statement of the thickness of the gold or silver expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometres”, or the symbol “vm” therefor, may be applied to the watch case in conjunction with the quality mark.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemQuality MarkMinimum Thickness of Gold or SilverLocation of mark and words to accompany it where the plated components are: bezel, centre (if any) and lugs onlyBezel only
    1“gold filled”, “G.F.” or “doublé d’or” together with the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals in characters of the same size as those employed in the quality mark75 micrometresOn the outer surface of the bezel and centre with the words “base metal back” or “fond en métal commun” or the name of the base metal and the word “back” or “fond” on the outer surface of the back of the case, or on the outer or inner surface of the back together with the words “base metal back” or “fond en métal commun” or the name of the base metal and the word “back” or “fondOn the outer surface of the bezel with the words “base metal” or “métal commun” or the name of the base metal on the outer surface of the back of the case, or on the outer or inner surface of the back together with the words “bezel” or “biseau” and “base metal” or “métal commun” or the name of the base metal
    2“rolled gold plate”, “R.G.P.” or “plaqué d’or laminé ” together with the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals in characters of the same size as those employed in the quality mark35 micrometresIdemIdem
    3“silver filled”, “S.F.”, “doublé d’argent75 micrometresIdemIdem
    4“gold electro-plate”, “gold plated”, “G.E.P.”, “electroplaqué d’or”, or “or plaqué5 micrometresIdemIdem
    5“Silver electro-plate”, “silver plate”, “silver plated”, “electro-plaqué d’argent”, “plaqué d’argent” or any abbreviation for any of the foregoing5 micrometresIdemIdem
  • SOR/85-386, s. 4.

Spectacle Frames

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to a spectacle frame that

    • (a) is plated with gold of at least 10 karats in quality, and

    • (b) meets the requirements specified in Columns II and III of that item

    by stamping, branding, engraving or imprinting it on the frame front and at least one temple of the frame.

  • (2) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to this section is applied to a spectacle frame,

    • (a) a fraction showing the ratio of the weight of the gold in the frame to the gross weight of the frame, and

    • (b) a statement of the quality of the gold expressed in karats or decimals

    may be applied immediately preceding the quality mark.

  • (3) All numerals and characters expressing fractions or statements of quality authorized to be applied to an article by subsection (2) shall be of equal size and not larger than the quality mark referred to in subsection (1).

  • (4) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 3 of the table to this section is applied to a spectacle frame plated with gold to a thickness of at least one micrometre, a statement of the thickness of the gold expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometre”, or the symbol “vm” therefor, may be applied to the frame in conjunction with the quality mark.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    Quality MarkQuantity Precious Metal in the ArticleMethod of Plating
    1“gold filled”, “G.F.” or “doublé d’or

    Gold in plating 1/20, or such larger fraction as may be represented, of the gross weight of the entire article multiplied by

    • (a) 
      the quality of the gold, where represented in karats or decimals; or
    • (b) 
      0.416 where no representation in karats or decimals is made.
    Sheet of gold soldered or sweated
    2“rolled plate”, “R.P.”, “rolled gold plate”, “R.G.P.”, “placage laminé” or “plaqué d’or laminé

    Gold in plating less than 1/20, or such smaller fraction as may be represented, of the gross weight of the entire article multiplied by

    • (a) 
      the quality of the gold, where represented in karats or decimals; or
    • (b) 
      0.416 where no representation in karats or decimals is made.
    Sheet of gold soldered or sweated
    3“gilt”, “gold plated”, “G.E.P.”, “doré” or “or plaquéAny means
  • SOR/82-251, s. 3;
  • SOR/85-386, s. 5.

Plated Flatware

  •  (1) A quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to this section may be applied to an article of flatware that is plated with silver that is at least 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver.

  • (2) A quality mark specified in Column I of items 3 to 7 of the table to this section may be applied to an article of flatware that has applied to it silver

    • (a) that is at least 925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver;

    • (b) as primary plating to a thickness equal to that of the primary plating on a teaspoon that is of the same pattern as such article, if the amount of silver used to uniformly plate a gross of such teaspoons is that prescribed in Column II of the table for that mark; and

    • (c) as an overlay at the point of greatest wear, where applicable, to a thickness equal to that of the primary plating and in an amount at least as great as that prescribed in Column III of the table for that mark.

  • (3) A quality mark specified in Column I of item 3 of the table to section 7 may be applied to an article of flatware that is plated with gold that is at least 10 karats in quality.

  • (4) Where a quality mark is applied to an article of flatware pursuant to subsection (3) and the article is plated with gold to a thickness of at least one micrometre, a statement of the thickness of the gold expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometre”, or the symbol “vm” therefor, may be applied to the frame in conjunction with the quality mark.

  • (5) Where 10 percent or more by weight of the base metal in an article of flatware to which a quality mark specified in Column I of item 3 of the table to section 7 or in Column 1 of an item of the table to this section is applied is pure nickel, the expression “nickel-silver”, “nickel-argent” or “N.S.” may be applied to the article in conjunction with the quality mark.

  • (6) Where less than 10 per cent by weight of the base metal in an article of gold-plated or silver-plated flatware is pure nickel, the name of the base metal shall be stamped on the article and the trademark shall be applied in conjunction therewith.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    ItemQuality MarkAmount of Silver used as primary plating on a gross of teaspoonsAmount of Silver in the Overlay
    1“silverplate”, “placage d’argent”, “Silverplated”, “plaqué d’argent”, “silverware”, “argenterie”, “S.P.” or “E.P.
    2The quantity of pure silver, expressed in grams or milligrams, in a gross of articles of the same size and design and plated in the same manner and to the same thickness
    3“A.I.”60 grams
    4“A.I.X.”, “A.I.+.” or “A.I. EXTRA”60 grams65 milligrams
    5“A.A.+.”, “A.A.I.+.” or “A.A.I. EXTRA”120 grams100 milligrams
    6“triple plate” or “triple placage180 grams
    7“quadruple” or “XXXX”240 grams
  • SOR/85-386, s. 6.

Plated Hollow Ware

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), every article of hollow ware, other than a Sheffield reproduction article, that is a gold-plated or silver-plated article shall have stamped, branded, engraved or imprinted on it in a legible and conspicuous manner, the name of the base substance or such other word or words that accurately describe the base substance of the article and mount, if any, and the trademark shall be applied in conjunction therewith.

  • (2) Where 10 per cent or more by weight of the base metal in an article of hollow ware plated with gold or silver is pure nickel, such base metal may be identified by the expression “nickel-silver”, “nickel-argent” or “N.S.”.

  • (3) Where 90 per cent or more by weight of the base metal in an article of hollow ware that is a plated article is tin, such base metal may be identified by the expression “britannia metal”, “métal anglais”, “white metal”, “métal blanc”, “B.M.” or “W.M.”.

  • (4) A quality mark specified in Column I of an item of the table to this section may be applied to an article of hollow ware that

    • (a) is plated with the precious metal specified in Column II of that item; and

    • (b) meets the requirements specified in Columns III and IV of that item.

  • (5) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to this section is applied to an article of hollow-ware plated with gold or silver respectively to a thickness of at least one micrometre, a statement of the thickness of the gold or silver expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometre”, or the symbol”µm” therefor may be applied to the article in conjunction with the quality mark.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    Quality MarkPrecious MetalMinimum Quality of Precious Metal in PlatingOther Requirements
    1“gold electroplate”, “gold plated”, “G.E.P.”, “electro-plaqué d’or” or “or plaquéGold10 karats
    2“silverplate” “silverplated” “silverware”, “E.P.”, “S.P.”, “placage d’argent” “plaqué d’argent” or “argenterieSilver925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver
    3“Sheffield reproduction” or “reproduction of Sheffield plate”Silver925 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts pure silver
    • (a) base on which plating is done must be nickel or pure copper;

    • (b) a border must be soldered to the edge of the article; and

    • (c) the border and any mounts, whether solid or filled, must be of silver, nickel or copper

  • SOR/82-251, ss. 4, 5;
  • SOR/85-386, s. 7.

Tolerances

  •  (1) Where, as part of a quality mark or in conjunction therewith, a representation in karats or decimals is made as to the quality of the gold in an article, the actual quality of the gold in the article shall not be less than the represented quality by more than

    • (a) seven parts by weight in every 1,000 parts where solder is used, except that for articles of white gold to which a mark is applied indicating a quality 18 karats or greater, the actual quality of the gold in the article shall not be less than the represented quality by more than 15 parts by weight in every 1,000 parts where solder is used; or

    • (b) three parts by weight in every 1,000 parts where no solder is used.

  • (2) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 2 of the table to section 6 is applied to an article, the actual quality of the silver in the article shall not be less than the represented quality by more than

    • (a) two parts by weight in every 1,000 parts, where no solder is used; or

    • (b) six parts by weight in every 1,000 parts, where solder is used.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a precious metal article that

    • (a) is imported into Canada, or manufactured in Canada, prior to March 15, 1982 or that is in transit to a dealer in Canada on March 15, 1982, and meets the requirements of those subsections as they read immediately prior to March 15, 1982, or

    • (b) is sold by a manufacturer in Canada prior to January 1, 1983 or that is in transit to a dealer in Canada on January 1, 1983 and meets the requirements of those subsections as they read immediately prior to March 15, 1982,

    unless the article is marked on or after March 15, 1982.

  • SOR/82-251, s. 6;
  • SOR/82-1018, s. 1(E).
  •  (1) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to section 7 or in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to section 10 is applied to a plated article, the actual amount of pure gold in the plated article shall be,

    • (a) where a representation of the proportion and quality of the gold is made, at least 90 per cent of the product obtained by multiplying the fraction referred to in paragraph 7(2)(a) by the quality of the gold represented; or

    • (b) where no representation of the proportion and quality of the gold is made, in the case of Column I of item 1 of the table to section 7 or 10, at least 90 per cent of 0.0208 fineness.

  • (1.1) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 1 or 2 of the table to section 7 is applied to a plated article that is engraved, brocaded or diamond faceted, the actual amount of pure gold in the plated article shall be

    • (a) where a representation of the proportion and quality of the gold is made, at least 80 per cent of the product obtained by multiplying the fraction referred to in paragraph 7(2)(a) by the quality of the gold represented; or

    • (b) where no representation of the proportion and quality of the gold is made, in the case of Column I of item 1 of the table to section 7, at least 80 per cent of 0.0208 fineness.

  • (2) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 of the table to section 7 is applied to a plated article, the amount of pure silver in the plated article shall be

    • (a) where a representation of the proportion of the silver is made, at least 90 per cent of the product obtained by multiplying the fraction applied immediately preceding the quality mark pursuant to subsection 7(5) by 0.925; or

    • (b) where no representation of the proportion of the silver is made, at least 90 per cent of 0.0925 fineness.

  • (3) Where a quality mark specified in Column I of item 4 of the table to section 7 is applied to a plated article that is engraved, brocaded or diamond faceted, the amount of pure silver in the plated article shall be

    • (a) where a representation of the proportion of the silver is made, at least 80 per cent of the product obtained by multiplying the fraction applied immediately preceding the quality mark pursuant to subsection 7(5) by 0.925; or

    • (b) where no representation of the proportion of the silver is made, at least 80 per cent of 0.0925 fineness.

  • (4) Subsections (1.1) and (3) do not apply to a precious metal article that is

    • (a) imported into Canada, or sold by a manufacturer in Canada, prior to March 15, 1982, or

    • (b) in transit to a dealer in Canada on March 15, 1982,

    unless the article is marked on or after March 15, 1982.

  • SOR/82-251, s. 7.

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 366(3)

    • Replacement of “trade-mark” in regulations
      • 366 (3) Unless the context requires otherwise, “trade-mark”, “trade-marks”, “Trade-mark”, “Trade-marks”, “trade mark” and “trade marks”, are replaced by “trademark”, “trademarks”, “Trademark” or “Trademarks”, as the case may be, in the English version of any regulation, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Statutory Instruments Act.

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