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Lao People's Democratic Republic

Penal Procedure Law

Year of current version:2004
Date of entry into force of original text:June 14, 2004
Date of Text (Enacted):May 15, 2004
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:It is possible to apply Penal Procedure Law to judicial procedures for intellectual property protection. The Penal Procedure Law allows for the expropriation of all illegal goods from a guilty individual and for the levying of fines of up to three times the value of each item.
See Part VIII 'Judgement Enforcement', Articles 103, 104, 105 & 119.
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WIPO Lex No.:LA007

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