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Latest Updates on Privacy - February, 2022 - Part I

Latest Updates on Privacy – February, 2021 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy: Central Government addresses concerns about penalising export-import data publication The Central Government had, through the Finance Bill, proposed the insertion of Section 135AA in the Customs Act which would make publishing of export-import data from the country, unless required by law, a punishable offence, with imprisonment of up to six months. Owing to concerns as to ambiguity in the type of data and whether publishing aggregate trade data would amount to…

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Indian National IP Policy Update

It has been reported in the Business Standard on May 26, 2015, that the final version of the National IP Policy is expected to be delayed. The delay is due to pending comments and inputs from 3 important ministries: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Ministry of External Affairs. No inputs have yet been given by Departments of Pharmaceuticals and Commerce. The delay is not surprising, and is probably good for India. The first draft of the…

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