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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: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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