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Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 28 of September 16, 2014, on Copyright

Year of Version:2014
Date of Entry into Force:October 16, 2014
Date of Text (Enacted):September 16, 2014
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:
On September 16, 2014, the Indonesian Parliament passed Law No. 28 of 2014 on Copyright. It exempts the non-commercial reproduction and distribution of copyrighted materials through information and technology media from the scope of the authors’ exclusive rights.
In the enforcement area, it prescribes the concept of landlord liability under which a landlord or the manager of a building is liable to criminal penalties if they know that a tenant carries out copyright-infringing activities and gives the Ministry of Communication authority to remove copyright-infringing websites.

The Law also introduces mandatory mediation and arbitration procedures for certain types of infringement, extends the scope of acts liable for criminal enforcement, and increases the level of criminal sanctions.
Available Texts: 
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Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 28 Tahun 2014 tentang Hak Cipia Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 28 Tahun 2014 tentang Hak Cipia, Complete document (pdf) [2053 KB] Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 28 Tahun 2014 tentang Hak Cipia, Complete document (htm) [147 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:ID064

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