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Constitution of Bangladesh (as amended up to May 17, 2004)

Year of Version:2004
Date of Entry into Force:December 16, 1972
Date of Text (Adopted):December 4, 1972
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
Articles 23 and 24 of the Constitution guarantee the protection and promotion of traditional knowledge and tradition cultural expressions relating to the national culture and national monuments. Furthermore, the Constitution contains provisions concerning the protection of property rights (Arts. 42 & 47(6)).

The English version of the Constitution of Bangladesh is reproduced from the website of the Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs(© http://bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd/print_sections_all.php?id=367).
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WIPO Lex No.:BD012

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