the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Law on Copyright and Related Rights

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force:September 8, 2010
Date of Text (Enacted):August 23, 2010
Type of Text:Main IP 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
The new copyright and related rights law harmonizes its provisions with the directives of the European Union, in particular in the parts/chapters on enforcement of civil law protection.
It clarifies and improves the regime of exercising collective management from all aspects, including inspection and misdemeanors - for non-submitting data and information from the use. Infringements of copyright and related rights from the penal point of view are regulated by the Penal Code, while infringements from the copyright violation aspects of the trade of goods and services, as a condition and criteria for their exercising, are left to the other adequate laws regulating trade aspect relations.
Available Texts: 

Law on Copyright and Related Rights Law on Copyright and Related Rights, Complete document (pdf) [548 KB]


Закон за авторското право и сродните права Закон за авторското право и сродните права, Complete document (pdf) [564 KB]

Related Legislation:
Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:MK015