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Copyright Act, 1912

Year of Version:1912
Date of Entry into Force:July 1, 1912
Date of Text (Enacted):1912
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
Notes:The WTO notification States:
"The Act regulates copyright. It makes provision for the registration and protection of the following works: architectural, artistic, cinematographic, published editions, dramatic works, engravings, literary and musical works. The duration of the protection of these works is life of the author and 50 years after his death."
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Copyright Act, 1912 Copyright Act, 1912, Complete document (pdf) [1821 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:SZ001



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