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National Museums Ordinance No. 31 of 1942 (Cap. 187)

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Year of current version:1942
Date of Text (Enacted):August 27, 1942
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:This Ordinance provides for the establishment and maintenance of National Museums in Ceylon for the collection, preservation and exhibition of objects of scientific, historical or artistic interest and for the maintenance of libraries of books and other documents relating to subjects and matters of such interest.
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National Museums Ordinance No. 31 of 1942 (Cap. 187) National Museums Ordinance No. 31 of 1942 (Cap. 187), Complete document (pdf) [1600 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:LK014

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