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(c) that is no longer to the public advantage that the mark should remain registered;

(d) that it is requisite for the public advantage that if the mark remains registered, the regulations should be varied.

Rights conferred by registration of certification trade marks. 78. (1) Subject to the provisions of sections 34, 35 and 76, the registration of a person as a proprietor of certification trade mark in respect of any goods or services shall, if valid, give to that person the exclusive right to the use of the mark in relation to those goods or services.

(2) The exclusive right to the use of a certification trade mark given under sub-section (1) shall be subject to any conditions and limitations to which the registration is subject


Special provisions for textile goods

Textile goods. 79. The Central Government may prescribe classes of goods (In this Chapter referred to as textile goods) to the trade marks used in relation to which the provisions of this Chapter shall apply; and subject to the said provisions, the other provisions of this Act shall apply to such trade marks as they apply to trade marks used in relation to other classes of goods.

Restriction on registration of textile goods. 80. (1) In respect of textile goods being piece goods—

(a) no mark consisting of a line heading alone shall be registrable as a trade mark;

(b) a line heading shall not be deemed to be capable of distinguishing;

(c) the registration of trade mark shall not give any exclusive right to the use of a line heading.

(2) In respect of any textile goods, the registration of letters or numerals, or any combination thereof, shall be subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be prescribed.

Stamping of piece goods, cotton yarn and thread. 81. (1) Piece goods, such as are ordinarily sold by length or by the piece,which have been manufactured, bleached, dyed, printed or finished in premises which are a factory, as defined in the Factories Act, 1948, 63 of 1948. shall not be removed for sale from the last of such premises in which they underwent any of the said processes without having conspicuously stamped in International form of Indian numerals on each piece the length thereof In standard yards, or in standard yards and a fraction of such a yard, or In standard metres or in standard metres and a fraction of such a metre, according to the real length of the piece, and, except when the goods are sold from the factory for export from India, without being conspicuously marked on each piece with the name of the manufacturer or of the occupier of the premises In which the place was finally processed or of the wholesale purchaser in India of the piece.

(2) Cotton yarn such as is ordinarily sold in bundles, and cotton thread, namely, sewing, darning, crochet or handicraft thread; which have been manufactured, bleached, dyed or finished in any premises not exempted by the rules made under section 82 shall not be removed for sale from those premises unless, in accordance with the said rules in the case of yarn—

(a) the bundles are conspicuously marked with an indication of the weight of yarn in English or the metric system in each bundles; and

(b) the count of the yarn contained In the bundles and in the case of thread each unit is conspicuously marked with the length or weight of thread in the unit and in such other manner as may be required by the said rules; and