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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 91 of May 12, 1995)

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Year of current version:1996
Date of last amendment:May 12, 1995
Date of entry into force of original text:May 6, 1970
Date of Text (Enacted):January 1, 1971
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:This consolidated version of the Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to May 12, 1995 (Act No. 91 of May 12, 1995).

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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 91 of May 12, 1995) Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 91 of May 12, 1995), Complete document (pdf) [285 KB] Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 91 of May 12, 1995), Complete document (htm) [212 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur (Loi n° 48 du 6 mai 1970, modifiée en dernier lieu par la loi n° 91 du 12 mai 1995) Loi sur le droit d'auteur (Loi n° 48 du 6 mai 1970, modifiée en dernier lieu par la loi n° 91 du 12 mai 1995), Complete document (pdf) [302 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:JP001

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