A stud prefix (not being a properly registered trade mark) shall not be recognised unless duly registered with the Rabbit Breeders Association of Tasmania. Individual members shall have the priviledge of registering a prefix, subject to the approval of the Committee of Management. No member excpet the person in whose name a prefix is registered shall be allowed to use it.
A stud prefix shall consist of up to two words only and shall not be the name of a town, place or famous person.
The fee for registering a stud prefix shall not be subject to renewal and must accompany the application for registration. The registration of a stud prefix will lapse upon the individual member ceasing to be a financial member of RBAT Inc.
The Committee of Management reserve the right to cancel the use of of a stud prefix at any time and should such action be taken the individual member shall not be entitled to the repayment of ay registration paid in respect thereof.
The right to hold and use a registered stud prefix shall terminate immediately upon the Committee of Management being satisfied that there is in existence a properly registered trade mark of the same name likely to cause confusion with the one registered with the RBAT Inc and in such evenmt, the individual member whose registered stud prefix ceases, shall not be entitled to the repayment of any registration paid in respect thereof, but will be entitled to submit another name choice of stud prefix.