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Civil Code for the Federal District on Ordinary Matters and for the entire Republic on Federal Matters

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Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1932
Date of Text (Issued):August 30, 1928
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:
The notification by Mexico to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Civil Code sets out general rules for legal acts. It supplements the Federal Copyright Law in respect of matters not provided for therein.'
Title Eight of Book Two of the Civil Code, which is divided into Chapter I (Articles 1181-1243), Chapter II (Articles 1241-1254), and Chapter III (Articles 1255-1280), provides a legal framework for the protection of copyright and related rights.
Article One under “Transitional Provisions” of the Code states that it comes into force on October 1, 1932.
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Código Civil para el Distrito Federal en Materia Común y para toda la República en Materia Federal Código Civil para el Distrito Federal en Materia Común y para toda la República en Materia Federal, Complete document (pdf) [17536 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX009

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