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Biological Diversity Act, 2002

Year of Version:2002
Date of Entry into Force: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
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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