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Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-06-18:

Marginal note:National trade-marks

  •  (1) The national safety marks are hereby declared to be national trade-marks and, except as provided in this Act, the exclusive property in and right to the use of those marks are vested in Her Majesty in right of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Use of marks

    (2) A company authorized by the Minister in the prescribed manner may, subject to the provisions of this Act, apply a national safety mark, in the prescribed form and manner and on the prescribed place, to a vehicle or equipment of a prescribed class.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (3) No person shall use a national safety mark except as authorized by this Act.

  • Marginal note:Confusing marks

    (4) No person shall use a mark other than a national safety mark in such a manner that it is likely to be mistaken for a national safety mark.

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