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Copyright Act, 1990 (Cap. 68) (as amended up to the Copyright (Amendment) Decree No. 42 of 1999)

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Nigeria

Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:December 19, 1988
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:For provisions on traditional cultural expressions (TCEs)/folklore, see sections 28-29 & 29A.
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Copyright Act, 1990 (Cap. 68) (as amended up to the Copyright (Amendment) Decree No. 42 of 1999) Copyright Act, 1990 (Cap. 68) (as amended up to the Copyright (Amendment) Decree No. 42 of 1999), Complete document (pdf) [281 KB] Copyright Act, 1990 (Cap. 68) (as amended up to the Copyright (Amendment) Decree No. 42 of 1999), Complete document (htm) [112 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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