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Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940



Year of current version:1995
Date of Text (Enacted):April 10, 1940
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:-The object of the Act is to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs. It contains provisions on traditional knowledge (TK)

-Date of entry into force: See Art. 1.
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Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, Complete document (pdf) [176 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:IN021

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