659. Determination of applications for registration.

Subject to the design satisfying the requirements of registrability1, the registrar2 may not generally refuse to register a design3 included in an application under the Registered Designs Act 19494. However, he must refuse to register a design in the following circumstances. If it appears to the registrar that an application for the registration of a design (or designs) has not been made in accordance with the rules made under the Act, he may refuse to register any design included in it5. If it appears to the registrar that the applicant is not entitled6 to apply for the registration of