Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act
2 (1) The following definitions apply in this Act.
COC means the Canadian Olympic Committee, a corporation incorporated under Part II of The Companies Act, 1934, chapter 33 of the Statutes of Canada, 1934. (COC)
court means the Federal Court or the superior court of a province. (tribunal)
CPC means the Canadian Paralympic Committee, a corporation incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act, chapter C-32 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970. (CPC)
- Olympic or Paralympic mark
Olympic or Paralympic mark means, subject to subsection (3), a mark set out in Schedule 1 or 2. (marque olympique ou paralympique)
- organizing committee
organizing committee means any organization that is recognized, by the COC and a city in Canada elected to host an Olympic Games or Paralympic Games, as being responsible for the planning, organizing, financing and staging of those Games. (comité d’organisation)
Marginal note:Words and expressions
(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, words and expressions used in this Act have the same meaning as in the Trade-marks Act.
Marginal note:Schedule 2 marks
(3) A mark set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 is considered not to be an Olympic or Paralympic mark after the corresponding expiry date set out in column 2.
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