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Law of April 30, 1997 on Telecommunications (status as of July 1, 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):April 30, 1997
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This law ensures the respect for telecommunications rights and the use of networks within a fair and regulated competitive framework.
For provisions regarding competition, see Articles 11a(1), 23(4) and 45a(1); and provisions on trade secrets, see Article 13(b)(2)(b).
Available Texts: 
French

Loi du 30 avril 1997 sur les télécommunications (état le 1er juillet 2010) Loi du 30 avril 1997 sur les télécommunications (état le 1er juillet 2010), Complete document (pdf) [499 KB]

German

Fernmeldegesetz vom 30. April 1997 (stand am 1. Juli 2010) Fernmeldegesetz vom 30. April 1997 (stand am 1. Juli 2010), Complete document (pdf) [511 KB]

Italian

Legge del 30 aprile 1997 sulle telecomunicazioni (stato 1° luglio 2010) Legge del 30 aprile 1997 sulle telecomunicazioni (stato 1° luglio 2010), Complete document (pdf) [490 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH280

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