World Intellectual Property Organization

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Property Law

Year of current version:1990
Date of entry into force of original text:July 27, 1990
Date of Text (Enacted):March 27, 1990
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
The Property Law (1990) gives broad protection to individuals who can prove ownership of a dispute item. The significant provisions are as follows:
- The property owner has the rights to take necessary steps or measures towards the violators to rehabilitate and compensate the right owner.
- If any individual causes damage or loss to the property of others, the owner of the property has the right to sue the violator and claim for relevant compensation.
See Chapter 7 'Protection of Property'
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WIPO Lex No.:LA004

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