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Civil Code (approved by Decree-Law No. 47344/66 of November 25, 1966, and amended up to Decree-Law No. 329-A/95 of December 12, 1995)

Year of Version:1995
Date of Entry into Force:June 1, 1967
Date of Text (Enacted):November 25, 1966
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Property, Other
Notes:
This consolidated version of Civil Code incorporates all the amendments up to Decree-Law No. 329-A/95 of December 12, 1995, revising the Civil Procedure Code.

For the amendments introduced by Article 4 of the Amendment Decree-Law No. 329-A/95, see the following provisions of the consolidated Code:
- Book I, Title I, Chapter I, Article 2;
- Book III, Title II, Chapter IX, Section II, Article 1696.

The consolidated Code contains provisions with regard to copyright and industrial property.
Article 48 establishes the principle of territoriality of copyright law.
Article 1303 states that copyrights and
industrial property rights are regulated by special laws and regulations.
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Código Civil (aprovado pelo Decreto-Lei n.º 47344/66, de 25 de Novembro, e alterado pela Decreto-Lei nº 329-A/95, de 12/12) Código Civil (aprovado pelo Decreto-Lei n.º 47344/66, de 25 de Novembro, e alterado pela Decreto-Lei nº 329-A/95, de 12/12), Complete document (pdf) [835 KB] Código Civil (aprovado pelo Decreto-Lei n.º 47344/66, de 25 de Novembro, e alterado pela Decreto-Lei nº 329-A/95, de 12/12), Complete document (htm) [1143 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:PT134

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