708. Determination of application for declaration of invalidity.

Where an application has been made to the registrar1 for a declaration of invalidity in relation to a registration of a current design2 and it appears to the registrar that the application has not been made in accordance with any rules made under the Registered Designs Act 1949, he may refuse the application3. If it appears to the registrar that the application has not been made in accordance with the statutory provisions4, he must refuse the application5. Subject to this, the registrar must make a declaration of invalidity if it appears to him that the ground of invalidity specified