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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 26 of December 26, 1996)

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Year of current version:1997
Date of last amendment:December 17, 1996
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1971
Date of Text (Enacted):May 6, 1970
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 December 26, 1996 (Act No. 26 of December 26, 1996, which entered into force on March 27, 1997).
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WIPO Lex No.:JP032

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