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Regulations on Protection of Traditional Arts and Crafts

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Year of current version:1997
Date of entry into force of original text:May 20, 1997
Date of Text (Issued):May 20, 1997
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Traditional Cultural Expressions, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:Article 18,para 2 provides:"Persons engaging in making traditional arts and crafts products shall observe the provisions of relevant laws and regulations of the State and shall not reveal the techniques secrets and other business secrets learned in the process of making traditional arts and crafts products."
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