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National Archives of South Africa Act 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996)

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Year of current version:1996
Date of Text (Enacted):September 27, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
The National Archives of South Africa Act 1996 provides, inter alia, for the functions of the National Archives of South Africa (Section 3); the custody and preservation of records (Section 11); the access and use of records (Section 12); the management of public records (Section 13); and the offences and penalties for damages the records in the control of governmental bodies (Section 16).

Section 20 of this Act states that it takes effect on a date determined by the President by proclamation in the Gazette.
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National Archives of South Africa Act 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996) National Archives of South Africa Act 1996 (Act No. 43 of 1996), Complete document (pdf) [53 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:ZA086

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