Penal Code (as last amended on April 26, 2011)
|Year of current version:||2011|
|Date of last amendment:||January 1, 1997|
|Date of entry into force of original text:||May 1, 1968|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||1968|
|Type of Text:||IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Other, Trademarks|
|Notes:||The WTO notification states:|
'The Code provides for penalties to be applied in cases of infringements of copyright and neighbouring rights, wilful counterfeiting of trademarks and service marks, illegal use of industrial design and appellation of origin. The Code provides penal procedures for plagiarism.'
For provisions related to intellectual propertys, see:
Section VII 'Crimes Against Intellectual Property'
|WIPO Lex No.:||BG023|