678. Crown rights of use.

Any government department, and any person authorised in writing by a government department1, may use any registered design for the services of the Crown2. For these purposes, the services of the Crown are deemed to include:

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    (1)     the supply to the government of any country outside the United Kingdom3, in pursuance of an agreement or arrangement between Her Majestys government in the United Kingdom and the government of that country, of products4 required for the defence of that country or for the defence of any other country whose government is party to any agreement or arrangement with Her Majestys