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Central African Republic

Constitution of the Central African Republic

Year of current version:2004
Date of Text (Adopted):December 5, 2004
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:The seventh and current Constitution of the Central African Republic was adopted by referendum on December 5, 2004 and promulgated on December 27, 2004 by the Decree N° 04-392. It was amended once in 2010.

The Constitution does not specifically provide protection for intellectual property rights. However, Article 13 of the Constitution contains general provisions that recognize and guarantee the freedom of intellectual, artistic and cultural activity.
Available Texts: 
French

Constitution de la République Centrafricaine Constitution de la République Centrafricaine, Complete document (pdf) [201 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:CF001

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