Kazakhstan

Law No. 451-I of July 23, 1999, on Mass Media (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 479-V of March 29, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
Date of Last Amendment:April 22, 2016
Date of Text (Enacted):July 23, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Law incorporates amendments up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 479-V of March 29, 2016, which came into force on April 22, 2016 (see Chapter 1, Articles 1; Chapter 1-1, 4-3; and Chapter 2, 13-1 of the consolidated Law for the amendments).

The notification by Kazakhstan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[The consolidated Law] provides protection of intellectual property rights, including copyright and related rights, by mass media organizations [see Chapter 2, Article 13(3); and Chapter 4, Article 17].'

The Russian and Kazakh versions of the consolidated Law are reproduced with the permission of the Republican Center of Legal Information of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan from the URL http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/Z990000451_ (Retrieved on May 31, 2016).
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Kazakh

Бұқаралық ақпарат құралдары туралы (азақстан Республикасының 1999 жылғы 23 шілдедегі № 451 Заңы) Бұқаралық ақпарат құралдары туралы (азақстан Республикасының 1999 жылғы 23 шілдедегі № 451 Заңы), Complete document (pdf) [227 KB]

Russian

Закон Республики Казахстан № 451-I от 23.07.1999 г. «О средствах массовой информации» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 479-V от 29.03.2016 г.) Закон Республики Казахстан № 451-I от 23.07.1999 г. «О средствах массовой информации» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 479-V от 29.03.2016 г.), Complete document (pdf) [232 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:KZ074

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