The Trade and Merchandise Marks Act,1958
Section 4. Registrar of trade; marks
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint a person to be known as the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, who shall be the 1[Registrar of Trade Marks] for the purposes of this Act. 2[* * *].
(2) The Central Government may appoint such other officers with such designations as it thinks fit for the purpose of discharging, under the superintendence and direction of the Registrar, such functions of the Registrar under this Act as he may from time to time authorise them to discharge.
1. Subs. by the Repealing and Amending Act,1960, (58 of 1960), Sec. 3, Sch. 11, for “Registrar” (w.e.f. 20th December,1960).
2. The words “and the Controller of Patents and Designs for the purposes of, the Indian Patents and Designs Act,1911 ” omitted by the Patents Act,1970 139 of 1970), Sec. 163 (w.e.f. 20th April 1972).