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Law No. 19.227 creating the National Fund for the Promotion of Books and Reading

Year of Version:1993
Date of Entry into Force:July 10, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):July 10, 1993
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
This law establishes the National Fund for Books and Reading Promotion, administered by the Ministry of Education. This Institution aims at financing projects to promote the reading and culture activities, and to preserve the national identity.

Title I refers to the crimes of the illegal reproduction of documents and the related sanctions that are provided in the Law No. 17.336 on Intellectual Property and the Law No. 16.643 on the Abuse of Advertising.

Article 11 of this law is modified by Artcile 2 of 'Law No. 20.435 amending Law No. 17.336 on Intellectual Property' regarding to the sanctions against the illegal reproduction of documents.
Available Texts: 

Ley N° 19.227 que crea el Fondo Nacional de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura Ley N° 19.227 que crea el Fondo Nacional de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura, Complete document (pdf) [54 KB]

Related Legislation:
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