753. Proceedings before the registrar.

The registrar1 must give to any party to a proceeding before him an opportunity to be heard before exercising adversely to any party any discretion vested in him by or under the Registered Designs Act 19492.

The registrar may not give a person less than 14 days notice of any hearing3. Hearings before the registrar of proceedings between two or more parties relating to an application for a registered design or a registered design, are held in public4. However, any party to the proceedings may apply to the registrar for the hearing to be held in private5. The registrar may