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

Year of Version:1998
Date of Entry into Force: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 up to Act No. 101 of June 12, 1998, which came into force on June 12, 1998.
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