Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999
Chapter II: The Register and Conditions for Registration the Register and Conditions for Registration
3. Registrar of Geographical Indications.-
1. The Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks appointed under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999, shall be the Registrar of Geographical Indications.
2. The Central Government may appoint such officers with such designations as it thinks fit for the purpose of discharging, under the superintendence and direction of the Registrar, such functions of the Registrar under this Act, as he may from time to Time authorise them to discharge.