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Papua New Guinea

Broadcasting Corporation Act 1973

Year of current version:1973
Date of entry into force of original text:1973
Date of Text (Enacted):1973
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:
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This Act provides for a National Broadcasting Corporation and for related purposes.


For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:

1) Trade Names:
Part II – "The National Broadcasting Corporation"
Section 3. "Establisment of The Commission" (see page 6)

2)Traditional Cultural Expressions:
Part II – "The National Broadcasting Corporation"
Section 6. "Functions of The Corporation" (subsection 2 (a), (b) ensuring the broadcasting services that reflect the drive for national unity and give adequate expression to the culture, preserve and stimulate pride in the indigenous and traditional cultural heritage of Papua New Guinea; see page 6)

3) Copyright and Related Rights:
Part II – "The National Broadcasting Corporation"
Section 11. "General Powers of The Corporation" (e.g. subsection (b) : install and operate wired radio distribution services; subsection (h) : acquire copyrights; subsection (d) produce, manufacture, purchase or otherwise acquire films etc., see page 9)
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