Hungary

Act No. IV of 1978 on the Criminal Code

Year of Version:1978
Date of Entry into Force:December 31, 1978
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by Hungary to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Criminal Code qualifies as a crime and punishes false indications of goods and infringement with an imprisonment up to three years. Infringement of copyright and neighboring rights is ranked as crime if the act causes pecuniary loss, the most serious penalty of which is an imprisonment of five years. (See Sections 329 to 329/D).'
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:HU019

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