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Law of Turkmenistan No. 257-IV of January 10, 2012, on Copyright and Related Rights

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Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 20, 2012
Date of Text (Enacted):January 10, 2012
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
Notes:
This Law consists of 6 sections and 46 articles, relating to general provisions (Section I, Articles 1-4); copyrights (Section II, Articles 5-28); neighboring rights (Section III, Articles 29-37); collective management societies (Section IV, Articles 38-42); protection of copyrights and neighboring rights (Section V, Articles 43-45); and final provisions (Section VI, Articles 46).
Under Article 23(1) of the Law, the duration of copyright is the life of the author and 50 years after his death, except as provided in Article 23(2) to (5).

Article 46 of the Law states that it comes into force on the date of its official publication. The Law was published on January 20, 2012, and came into force on the same date.
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Закон Туркменистана № 257-IV от 10 января 2012 г. «Об авторском праве и смежных правах» Закон Туркменистана № 257-IV от 10 января 2012 г. «Об авторском праве и смежных правах», Complete document (pdf) [1739 KB]

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