Dominican Republic

General Law No. 153-98 of May 27, 1998, on Telecommunications

Year of Version:1998
Date of Text (Enacted):May 27, 1998
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:
Chapter XI of this Law refers to copyright relating to broadcasting services.

Chapter XIV, Article 116 states that ''As of the taking effect of the present law, all references made in Decree 85-93 dated March 28,1993, to DGT and to the Copyright Commission shall be understood to be made to the National Copyright Office (ONDA).''

Chapter XV, Article 123(c) refers to ''Decree No. 84-99, dated March 28,1999, which approved the ''Second Regulation for application of the Copyright Law, for retransmission by cable of television programs.''
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Spanish

General Telecommunications Law No. 153-98, de 27 de mayo de 1998 General Telecommunications Law No. 153-98, de 27 de mayo de 1998, Complete document (pdf) [420 KB]

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