Scone Horse Capital of Australia encircling black horse head
Trade mark number: 
1995988
The Scone Horse Capital of Australia logo (the “Logo”) Certification Trade Mark (the “CTM”) as shown above, was developed for use by the equine industry within the Upper Hunter Shire, NSW Australia to for use as a geographic identifier to promote goods and/or services located within or produced by the Upper Hunter Shire (“UHS”) region. The Logo is a marketing initiative developed by The State of New South Wales, C/- Upper Hunter Shire Council (UHSC)], in collaboration with local equine associations and industry representatives. The intention of the CTM is to promote and enhance the local equine industry and the quality of horses from the region in local and export markets, and to develop and enhance opportunities and positive relations with producers, service providers and industry associations in the region. The UHSC is responsible for management of the use of the Scone Horse Capital of Australia CTM. Enterprises within the UHS boundaries, as defined in Annexure A, who meet the eligibility criteria for the following Rules and accept the obligations in the Rules are encouraged to apply for approval as licensees to use the CTM. Approved users are encouraged to participate in the marketing opportunities including use of the CTM to promote their goods and/or services. The Scone Horse Capital of Australia CTM may only be used by approved licensees and not by any other persons.

The requirements that the goods and services of CTM applicants must meet to use the CTM are detailed in this section. Licensees must satisfy the following criteria to be eligible to be accredited to use the CTM in relation to any goods and/or services:

a) Goods:

   i. UHS must be the region of origin of each significant ingredient or significant component of the goods (within meaning of the section 255 of the Australia Consumer Law & Regulations);

   ii. All or virtually all of the processes involved in the production or manufacture (within meaning of the section 255 of the Australia Consumer Law & Regulations) of the goods must take part in the UHS region;

   iii. Specific to horses, all horses must originate from the UHS region or spend at least 80% of the calendar year located in the UHS region, or the horse must have been trained for a period of at least 12 months, whether continuously or not, over the previous 18 month period in the UHS region;

  iv. UHS region of origin is as defined by the physical area within the UHS boundary as shown and described in the boundary map Annexure A (or as amended from time to time by UHSC);

  v. Goods must be within the statement of goods and services covered by the CTM.

b) Services:

  i. Enterprises providing services must be based in the UHS region or have a commercial presence in the UHS region for at least 80% of the calendar year;

  ii. UHS region is as defined by the physical area within the UHS boundary as shown and described in the boundary map Annexure A (or as amended from time to time by UHSC);

  iii. Services must be within the statement of goods and services covered by the CTM.

Certification rules: 
1995988_rules.pdf PDF in PDF format [582.82 KB]