Macao, China

Decree-Law No. 51/99/M of September 27, 1999, regulating the Commercial and Industrial Activities related to Computer Programs, Phonograms and Video Products (as amended by Law No. 11/2001 of August 6, 2001, on the Establishment of the Customs Services of the Macao SAR, P.R.C)

Year of Version:2001
Date of Last Amendment:November 1, 2001
Date of Entry into Force:October 15, 1999
Date of Text (Issued):September 23, 1999
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
Article 33(1)(b) of this Decree-law specifies the determination of administrative offences according to the criteria of Criminal Code. Article 35(4) provides for the calculation of penalty period in accordance with Articles 111-113, 117-118 of the Criminal Code. Article 42(4) refers to the extension of the notice period of the administrative decision concerning the penalty served on parties residing or located outside the territory of Macao in accordance with Article 72 of the Code of Administrative Procedure.

Article 49(1) states that Decree-Law No. 17/98/M of May 4, 1995, regulating Protection of Producers of Computer Programs, Phonograms and Video Products shall be repealed.

This Decree-Law has been amended by Article 18 of Law No. 11/2001 of August 6, 2001, on the Establishment of the Customs Services of the Macao SAR, P.R.C, which came into force on November 1, 2001.
Article 18 of Law No. 11/2001 states all the terms 'DSE' and 'Director of the DSE' of the said Decree-Law shall be replaced by 'Customs Service' and 'Director-General of Customs Service'; and the phrase 'through the Department of Inspection of Economic Activities' shall be deleted in its Article 25(1).
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1999年9月27日第51/99/M號法令,規範有關電腦程序、錄音製品及錄像製品之商業及工業活動(根据2001年8月6日關於設立中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區海關之第11/2001號法律修訂) 1999年9月27日第51/99/M號法令,規範有關電腦程序、錄音製品及錄像製品之商業及工業活動(根据2001年8月6日關於設立中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區海關之第11/2001號法律修訂), Complete document (pdf) [670 KB] 1999年9月27日第51/99/M號法令,規範有關電腦程序、錄音製品及錄像製品之商業及工業活動(根据2001年8月6日關於設立中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區海關之第11/2001號法律修訂), Complete document (htm) [147 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Portuguese

Decreto-Lei n° 51/99/M, de 27 de setembro de 1999, que regulamenta as atividades comerciais e industriais relacionadas a programas de computador, fonogramas e vídeos (alterado pela Lei nº 11/2001 de 6 de agosto de 2001 relativa à Criação de Serviços de Alfândega de Macau SAR, P.R.C.) Decreto-Lei n° 51/99/M, de 27 de setembro de 1999, que regulamenta as atividades comerciais e industriais relacionadas a programas de computador, fonogramas e vídeos (alterado pela Lei nº 11/2001 de 6 de agosto de 2001 relativa à Criação de Serviços de Alfândega de Macau SAR, P.R.C.), Complete document (pdf) [526 KB] Decreto-Lei n° 51/99/M, de 27 de setembro de 1999, que regulamenta as atividades comerciais e industriais relacionadas a programas de computador, fonogramas e vídeos (alterado pela Lei nº 11/2001 de 6 de agosto de 2001 relativa à Criação de Serviços de Alfândega de Macau SAR, P.R.C.), Complete document (htm) [79 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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