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Constitution of Côte d'Ivoire (Law No. 2000-513 of August 1, 2000)

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Year of current version:2000
Date of entry into force of original text:August 1, 2000
Date of Text (Adopted):July 24, 2000
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
The Constitution does not contain provisions concerning the intellectual property rights (the primary rights including copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets). There are however a number of articles which recognize and guarantee the protection to the national values and cultural traditions, which are defined in the Preambule and Article 7 of the Constitution.
Furthermore, the Constitution guarantees protection to property in Article 15, which reads: 'No person shall be deprived of property except for public purposes and under the condition of a fair and prior compensation.'
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English

Constitution of Côte d'Ivoire (Law No. 2000-513 of August 1, 2000) Constitution of Côte d'Ivoire (Law No. 2000-513 of August 1, 2000), Complete document (pdf) [336 KB]

French

Loi n° 2000-513 du 1er août 2000 portant Constitution de la Côte d'Ivoire Loi n° 2000-513 du 1er août 2000 portant Constitution de la Côte d'Ivoire, Complete document (pdf) [156 KB]

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