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The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8371)

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Year of current version:1997
Date of Text (Enacted):October 29, 1997
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology
Notes:Date of entry into force: See Section 84 for further details.
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The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8371) The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8371), Complete document (pdf) [164 KB] The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8371), Complete document (htm) [112 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:PH049

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