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Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China of February 26, 2010 (promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 31 of September 7, 1990; as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of last amendment:April 1, 2010
Date of entry into force of original text:June 1, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):September 7, 1990
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:The Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China was amended for the first time in 1990, and for the second time in 2010.
This consolidated version of the Copyright Law incorporates all amendments up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law.
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2010年2月26日,中华人民共和国著作权法(中华人民共和国主席令第31号1990年9月7日公布; 根据中华人民共和国主席令第26号2010年2月26日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改<中华人民共和国著作权法>的决定》修正) 2010年2月26日,中华人民共和国著作权法(中华人民共和国主席令第31号1990年9月7日公布; 根据中华人民共和国主席令第26号2010年2月26日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改<中华人民共和国著作权法>的决定》修正), Complete document (pdf) [137 KB] 2010年2月26日,中华人民共和国著作权法(中华人民共和国主席令第31号1990年9月7日公布; 根据中华人民共和国主席令第26号2010年2月26日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改<中华人民共和国著作权法>的决定》修正), Complete document (htm) [130 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

English

Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China of February 26, 2010 (promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 31 of September 7, 1990; as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China) Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China of February 26, 2010 (promulgated by the Presidential Order No. 31 of September 7, 1990; as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China), Complete document (pdf) [56 KB]

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