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Customs Law (as amended up to February 2, 2006)

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Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1996
Date of Text (Issued):December 15, 1995
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on December 15, 1995 - reform published, DOF 02/02/2006

The Law regulates the entry into national territory and the exit of goods and the means of transportation, customs clearance and facts or events arising from this or from the entry or exit of goods.

One of the provisions relevant to IP is contained in Article 144 Section XXVIII, which authorizes the Secretariat of Finance to suspend free circulation of goods of foreign origin prior to the resolution issued by the competent judicial authority in the field of IP.
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Spanish

Ley Aduanera (modificada hasta el 2 de febrero de 2006) Ley Aduanera (modificada hasta el 2 de febrero de 2006), Complete document (pdf) [699 KB] Ley Aduanera (modificada hasta el 2 de febrero de 2006), Complete document (htm) [1360 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX039

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