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Media Ownership Act (Act No. 53 of June 13, 1997 relating to Media Ownership)

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Year of current version:2011
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1999
Date of Text (Enacted):June 13, 1997
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:This consolidated version incorporates all the amendments on the Media Ownership Act since its adoption in 1997 up to June 17, 2011.

The purpose of the law is to promote freedom of expression, genuine opportunities for expression and a comprehensive range of media.
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Norwegian

Lov 1997-06-13 nr 53: Lov om eierskap i medier (medieeierskapsloven) Lov 1997-06-13 nr 53: Lov om eierskap i medier (medieeierskapsloven), Complete document (pdf) [67 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NO088

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