Criminal Code

Year of Version:2009
Date of Text (Enacted):January 22, 1971
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by Ecuador to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Criminal Code determines the penalties for offences against property'.

This consolidated text of the Criminal Code takes into account amendments up to Law No. 1 of April 6, 2009, which was published in Official Register Supplement No. 578 on April 27, 2009, and entered into force the same date as its publication.
Available Texts: 

Código Penal Código Penal, Complete document (pdf) [799 KB] Código Penal, Complete document (htm) [1280 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EC019