INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS UNDER PATENT COOPERATION TREATY (PCT)
In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires,--
(a) "Article" means an Article of the Treaty;
(aa) "Examining Authority" means the Indian International Preliminary Examining Authority referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 19F;
(ab) "International Bureau" means the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organisation;
(ac) "Searching Authority" means the Indian International Searching Authority referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 19A;
(b) "Treaty" or "PCT" means the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
(c) All other words and expressions used herein and not defined but defined in the PCT shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in that Treaty.