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40. Liability for contravention of section 35 or section 39.—

Without prejudice to the provisions contained in Chapter XX, if in respect of an application for a patent any person contravenes any direction as to secrecy given by the Controller under section 35 [or makes or causes to be made an application for grant of a patent outside India in contravention of section 39Ins. by Act 38 of 2002, s. 22 (w.e.f. 20-5-2003) the application for patent under this Act shall be deemed to have been abandoned and the patent granted, if any, shall be liable to be revoked under section 64.