703. Artistic works.

703.     Artistic works.

In relation to old designs1, where an application had been made by or with the consent of the owner of copyright2 in an artistic work3 for the registration of a corresponding design4, the design is not to be treated as being other than new by reason only of any use made of the artistic work5, save where the previous use consisted of or included the sale, letting for hire or offer or exposure for sale or hire of articles6 to which had been applied industrially7