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Law No. 26.285 of August 15, 2007, on the Exemption from the Payment of Copyrights of the Reproduction and Distribution of Scientific or Literary Works in Special Systems for the Blind and other People with Perceptual Disabilities

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Argentina

Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:September 21, 2007
Date of Text (Enacted):August 15, 2007
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
This Law amends Article 36 of the Copyright Law, which sets out among others the exemption from performance royalties for scientific and literary works for visually impaired people.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall be binding eight days following their official publication.”
This Law was published in the Official Gazette on September 13, 2007 (B.O.13/09/07), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force 8 days after its publication.
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Ley N° 26.285 de 15 de agosto del 2007 sobre la Eximición del Pago de Derechos de Autor, a la Reproducción y Distribución de Obras Científicas o Literarias en Sistemas Especiales para Ciegos y Personas con Otras Discapacidades Perceptivas Ley N° 26.285 de 15 de agosto del 2007 sobre la Eximición del Pago de Derechos de Autor, a la Reproducción y Distribución de Obras Científicas o Literarias en Sistemas Especiales para Ciegos y Personas con Otras Discapacidades Perceptivas, Complete document (pdf) [7 KB] Ley N° 26.285 de 15 de agosto del 2007 sobre la Eximición del Pago de Derechos de Autor, a la Reproducción y Distribución de Obras Científicas o Literarias en Sistemas Especiales para Ciegos y Personas con Otras Discapacidades Perceptivas, Complete document (htm) [13 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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