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Copyright Act (Act No. 2 of May 12, 1961 relating to Copyright in Literary, Scientific and Artistic Works, as last amended by Act No. 19 of April 16, 1999)

Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1961
Date of Text (Enacted):May 12, 1961
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:The notification by Norway to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Act No. 19 of 16 April 1999 made necessary amendments due to the implementation of Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases into Norwegian law. The amendments of 1999 to the Copyrights Act of 1961 applied to articles 12, 21, 39h, 43 and 58.'
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