For the purposes of this Act, the deposit requirements are to be taken to be satisfied in relation to a micro-organism to which a specification relates if, and only if:
(a) the micro-organism was, on or before the date of filing of the specification, deposited with a prescribed depositary institution in accordance with the rules relating to micro-organisms; and
(b) the specification includes, at that date, such relevant information on the characteristics of the micro-organism as is known to the applicant; and
(c) at all times since the end of the prescribed period, the specification has included:
(i) the name of a prescribed depositary institution from which samples of the micro-organism are obtainable as provided by the rules relating to micro-organisms; and
(iii) the file, accession or registration number of the deposit given by the institution; and
(d) at all times since the date of filing of the specification, samples of the micro-organism have been obtainable from a prescribed depositary institution as provided by those rules.
[ Note: see sections 41 and 42 ]