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Year of current version:1946
Date of entry into force of original text:May 3, 1947
Date of Text (Adopted):November 3, 1946
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:Article 82 of the Constitution of Japan provides that the judicial procedures shall be open to the public and this provision relates to Article 42 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Paragraph 2 of Article 37 and paragraph 2 and 3 of Article 76 of the Constitution of Japan relate to the general obligation of enforcement of intellectual property rights provided for in Article 41 of the TRIPS Agreement.
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The Constitution of Japan The Constitution of Japan, Complete document (pdf) [112 KB] The Constitution of Japan, Complete document (htm) [84 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Japanese

日本国憲法 日本国憲法, Complete document (pdf) [366 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:JP021

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