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[143. Restrictions upon publication of specification.—

Subject to the provisions of Chapter VII, an application for a patent, and any specification filed in pursuance thereof, shall not, except with the consent of the applicant, be published by the Controller before the expiration of the period prescribed under sub-section (1) of section 11A or before the same is open to public inspection in pursuance of sub-section (3) of section 11A or section 43.] Subs. by Act 15 of 2005, s. 72, for section 143 (w.e.f. 1-1-2005).