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Constitution of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

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Algeria

Year of current version:2008
Date of Text (Adopted):September 8, 1963
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:The Constitution of Algeria was adopted on September 8, 1963 and has been amended several times, most recently in November 2008.

The Constitution contains provisions concerning intellectual property rights. Article 38 protects the freedom of intellectual, artistic and scientific innovation and copyrights. Furthermore, Article 52 of the Constitution also recognizes and guarantees the right to private property.
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Arabic

دستور الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية دستور الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية, Complete document (pdf) [240 KB]

English

Constitution of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria Constitution of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Complete document (pdf) [125 KB]

French

Constitution de la République Populaire démocratique de l'Algérie Constitution de la République Populaire démocratique de l'Algérie, Complete document (pdf) [116 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:DZ018

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