Copyright Act 1998
|Year of current version:||2009|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||July 16, 1998|
|Type of Text:||Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Cultural Expressions|
|Notes:||Samoa has its own copyright legislation which is not modeled on the laws of the colonial powers and is more appropriate to the cultural context of the country. |
For provisions relating to traditional cultural Expressions, see Part I, Art. 2, 3d; Part IV.
Date of entry into force: See Art. 1(2).
|WIPO Lex No.:||WS001|