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The Bankruptcy Act, 2009

Year of Version:2009
Date of Entry into Force:August 27, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):August 27, 2009
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This Law aims to provide for declaring as bankrupt any person who cannot pay his debts of a specified amount and to disqualify him from holding certain elective and public offices or from practicing any regulated profession and for other related matters.

For provisions regarding copyrights, see Article 63 ('Limitation of trustee’s powers in relation to copyright').
Available Texts: 

The Bankruptcy Act, 2009 The Bankruptcy Act, 2009, Complete document (pdf) [449 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:SL011


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