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Penal Act and Act on Amendments and Supplements to the Penal Act (promulgated by Decisions Nos. 71-05-03/1-11-2 of October 26, 2011 & 71-05-03/1/12/2 of December 19, 2012, OG No. 144/2012 of December 21, 2012)

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Year of current version:2012
Date of last amendment:December 14, 2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2013
Date of Text (Enacted):October 21, 2011
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:The notification by Croatia to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[The Act] regulates the field of criminal offences'

The Penal Code contains specific IP provisions in Chapter XXVII; concerning copyrights and related rights (Arts. 284-286), patents (Art. 287), trademarks (art. 288) and indications of origin (art. 289).
Available Texts: 
Croatian

Kazneni Zakon Kazneni Zakon, Complete document (pdf) [682 KB]

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:HR085

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