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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 73 of July 10, 2009)

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Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1971
Date of Text (Issued):May 6, 1970
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
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, 1970) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to July 10, 2009 (Act No. 73 of July 10, 2009).
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著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成21年7月10日法律第73号) 著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成21年7月10日法律第73号), Complete document (pdf) [426 KB] 著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成21年7月10日法律第73号), Complete document (htm) [394 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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