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Act No. 99/1963 Zb. on Civil Procedures (Civil Procedure Code, as amended up to January 1, 2012)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Text (Enacted):December 4, 1963
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The notification by Slovakia to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act establishes the basic procedures for civil judicial proceedings and provides for fair and equitable protection of the rights and justifiable interests of parties. Under this Act the civil judicial authorities deal with cases concerning civil law, labour, family and commercial relations. Regional courts as the courts of the first instance have jurisdiction over intellectual property rights (IPR) cases. The Act contains also rules on administrative justice proceedings concerned with review of decisions taken by public and state administrative bodies.'
'[This Act] contains provisions on provisional (preliminary) measures, preventing a violation of IPRs, applicable to civil and administrative procedures.'
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Zákon č. 99/1963 Zb. Občiansky súdny poriadok (v znení) Zákon č. 99/1963 Zb. Občiansky súdny poriadok (v znení), Complete document (pdf) [811 KB]

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