(1) Except as provided in this section, a registered trade mark shall not be altered in the register.
(2) The Registrar may, at the request of any owner of a registered trade mark which contains or consists of the name or address of the owner or any previous owner, allow the alteration of that name or address but only to the extent that the alteration does not substantially affect the identity of the trade mark. (Amended 10 of 2005 s. 36)
(3) Provision may be made by the rules-
(a) as to the effect of any such alteration;
(b) for the publication in the official journal of particulars of any such alteration; and
(c) for the making of objections by any person claiming to be affected by it.