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June 8, 1867 - Penal Code (updated January 1, 2012)

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Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:October 10, 1867
Date of Text (Enacted):June 8, 1867
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This version of the Penal Code consolidates all amendments until 2012.

The notification by Belgium to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Code lays down the general rules applicable to criminal offences and punitive action.'

For provisions on intellectual property rights see Book 2, Title V, Chapter VIII, Article 309.

Source: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/loi/loi.htm
Available Texts: 
Dutch

8 juni 1867 - Wetboek van Strafrecht (Bijgewerkt op 1 januari 2012) 8 juni 1867 - Wetboek van Strafrecht (Bijgewerkt op 1 januari 2012), Complete document (pdf) [466 KB]

French

8 juin 1867 - Code pénal (mise à jour le 1er janvier 2012) 8 juin 1867 - Code pénal (mise à jour le 1er janvier 2012), Complete document (pdf) [462 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BE138

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