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Law on Copyright and Related Rights (as last amended on January 22, 1998)

Year of current version:1998
Date of last amendment:January 22, 1998
Date of entry into force of original text:September 20, 1996
Date of Text (Enacted):September 12, 1996
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:
The provisions relating to the following subject matters of intellectual property are for the first time introduced into the copyright law: the computer programs and databases; the rights of phonogram producers, film producers and broadcasting organizations; the technological protection measures and rights management information; the civil law protection including the provisional measures, the measures for securing evidence and other information; the custom measures against copyright infringement and copyright misdemeanor infringement.

The provisions on the ex-officio inspection for copyright infringement cases are for the first time introduced through a competent Service/Department in the Ministry of Culture.
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English

Law on Copyright and Related Rights (as last amended on January 22, 1998) Law on Copyright and Related Rights (as last amended on January 22, 1998), Complete document (pdf) [243 KB]

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur et les droits connexes (modifiée en dernier lieu le 22 janvier, 1998) Loi sur le droit d'auteur et les droits connexes (modifiée en dernier lieu le 22 janvier, 1998), Complete document (pdf) [231 KB]

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