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Biological Diversity Act, 2002

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Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:February 5, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):December 11, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:This Act was passed by the Lok Sabha (the lower house of Parliament) on December 2, 2002 and by Rajya Sabha (the upper house of Parliament) on December 11, 2002.

Date of entry into force: see Chapter I "Preliminary", Section 1(3)
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WIPO Lex No.:IN019

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