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Law No. 22 of 1992 on the Protection of Copyright

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Date of entry into force of original text:April 16, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):March 19, 1992
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
Notes:
The Copyright Law (“the Law”) contains 59 articles, covering, inter alia, matters relating to general definitions (Article 2), protected works (Article 3); exclusive rights of the author (Article 8-10), transfer of economic rights by authors (Article 13-15), economic rights of the heirs of the author Article 21-22), the term of protection (Articles 30-34), infringement and penalties (Articles 46-52).
The Law was published in the Official Gazette No. 3821 on April 16, 1992, et entered into force in the same date.
Available Texts: 
Arabic

قانون حماية حق المؤلف رقم 22 لسنة 1992 قانون حماية حق المؤلف رقم  22 لسنة 1992, Complete document (pdf) [327 KB]

English

Law No. 22 of 1992 on the Protection of Copyright Law No. 22 of 1992 on the Protection of Copyright, Complete document (pdf) [143 KB] Law No. 22 of 1992 on the Protection of Copyright, Complete document (htm) [36 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi n° 22 de 1992 sur la protection du droit d'auteur Loi n° 22 de 1992 sur la protection du droit d'auteur, Complete document (pdf) [162 KB]

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