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Sections 79B and 79C provide for the filing of divisional applications for innovation patents.  

Under sec 79B, the divisional application is filed prior to the grant of a parent application (either a standard patent application or an innovation patent application).

Under sec 79C, the divisional application is filed after the grant of a parent innovation patent.

The divisional application must be filed within certain time limits and meet particular requirements.  Information on procedures relating to divisional applications is provided in 2.10 Divisional Applications (Sections 79B and 79C) and in particular:

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