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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 121 of 2006)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:May 1, 1971
Date of Text (Enacted):May 6, 1970
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:This consolidated version of the Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to 2006 (Act No. 121 of 2006).
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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 121 of 2006) Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 121 of 2006), Version (pdf) [618 KB] Version 1 Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 121 of 2006), Version (pdf) [404 KB] Version 2 Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 121 of 2006), Complete document (htm) [4911 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Japanese

著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成18年) 著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成18年), Complete document (pdf) [455 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:JP081

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