Section 89

General purposes for granting compulsory licences

The powers of the Controller upon an application made under section 84 shall be exercised with a view to securing the following general purposes, that is to say,-

(a) that patented inventions are worked on a commercial scale in the territory of India without undue delay and to the fullest extent that is reasonably practicable;

(b) that the interests of any person for the time being working or developing an invention in the territory of India under the protection of a patent are not unfairly prejudiced.