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4. Please explain what term your country regards as "a reasonable period within which the competent authorities shall inform the applicant whether or not they have accepted the Application" stipulated in Article 52 of the TRIPS Agreement.
The Counterfeit Goods Act does not stipulate a time-period within which an inspector must inform an applicant that the complaint has been accepted and will be acted upon. Section 15(3) provides that the Commissioner of Customs and Excise must consider and deal with an application "without delay".