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Article 159

Competence

For taking decisions in connection with the procedures laid down in this Regulation, the following shall be competent:

  • (a) examiners;
  • (b) Opposition Divisions;
  • (c) a department in charge of the Register;
  • (d) Cancellation Divisions;
  • (e) Boards of Appeal;
  • (f) any other unit or person appointed by the Executive Director to that effect.