Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region India
Official Title Biological Diversity Rules 2004
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2004-04-15
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to India - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
General function of the Authority Rule. 12
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Procedure for access, traditional knowledge, intellectual property rights application, material transfer to third party Rule. 14, 17-19
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Criteria for equitable benefit sharing Rule. 20
Compliance Mechanisms
Dispute settlement Rule. 23
Revocation of access or approval Rule. 15
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Same as PIC Rule. 14, 17-19
Procedure for seeking prior approval before applying for IPRs Rule. 18

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