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Public Servants Inventions Act

Version of section 9 from 2002-12-31 to 2017-09-20:

Marginal note:Administration and control of inventions

  •  (1) The administration and control of any invention vested in Her Majesty by this Act and any patent issued with respect to the invention are vested in the appropriate minister, and the appropriate minister may transfer such administration and control to any other minister or to any corporate agency of Her Majesty.

  • Marginal note:Development and exploitation

    (2) The appropriate minister or other minister or agency referred to in subsection (1) may develop and exploit any invention under the administration and control of such minister or agency, as the case may be, and may on behalf of Her Majesty enter into any agreement with any person for such purpose.

  • Marginal note:Authority of Crown agencies

    (3) Notwithstanding anything in its charter or Act of incorporation, an agency to which the administration and control of any invention or patent is transferred under this section has the capacity and power to receive, hold, administer, control, develop and exploit the invention or patent and generally to carry out the provisions of this Act with respect thereto.

  • Marginal note:Administration of moneys

    (4) Where pursuant to this section the administration and control of any invention or patent has been transferred to a corporate agency of Her Majesty, any money received by the corporate agency in the course of the administration and control of the invention or patent may be retained by that corporate agency, and shall be used for the purposes of this Act and the objects and purposes for which the agency was established.

  • R.S., c. P-31, s. 9

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