Penal Code (Law No. 45 of April 24, 1907, as last amended by Law No. 91 of May 12, 1995, Law No. 138 of August 1, 2003 and Law No. 36 of May 8, 2006)
|Date of last amendment:||May 8, 2006|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||April 24, 1907|
|Type of Text:||IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other|
|Notes:||The notification by Japan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:|
'Article 19 of Penal Code provides that a thing which is a constituent element of a criminal act, a thing which has been used or was intended to use in the commission of a criminal act, etc., may be confiscated and this provision implements Article 61 of the TRIPS Agreement.'
|WIPO Lex No.:||JP026|