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Copyright Act No. 4 of 1998

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Year of current version:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:August 14, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):March 5, 1998
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property
Notes:
Date of entry into force: See the Proclamation S.I. 1998 No. 106 of August 11, 1998 of the Copyright Act, 1998 (Act 1998-), available in the database as "Copyright (Act 1998-4), Proclamation (Commencement), 11/08/1998, No. 4", (BB_032), for further detail.

WTO Notification States:
"This Act implements the intellectual property rights standards contained in Articles 9-14 of the TRIPS Agreement and provides protection for copyright and its related rights and introduces specific protection in relation to performers, sound recordings and broadcast. It also repeals the Copyright Act, 1982."
Available Texts: 
English

Copyright Act No. 4 of 1998 Copyright Act No. 4 of 1998, Complete document (pdf) [526 KB] Copyright Act No. 4 of 1998, Complete document (htm) [314 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi n° 4 de 1998 sur le droit d'auteur Loi n° 4 de 1998 sur le droit d'auteur, Complete document (pdf) [578 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:BB009

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