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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 101 of June 12, 1998)

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Year of current version:1998
Date of last amendment:June 12, 1998
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 June 12, 1998 (Act No. 101 of June 12, 1998).
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