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The Customs Act, 1962

Date of Entry into Force:February 1, 1963
Date of Text (Issued):December 13, 1962
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:This law outlines the abilities of customs officials to prohibit the importation or exportation of goods, including goods that may infringe on the protections of patents, trade marks, or copyrights. Intellectual property related enforcement provisions include Chapter IV, Art. (2)(n); Chapter IV A; Chapter IV B.
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WIPO Lex No.:IN055



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