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Law on the Promotion of Reading and Books

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:July 25, 2008
Date of Text (Enacted):July 23, 2008
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:New Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 24, 2008

The main objective of the Law is to promote reading and people’s access to books at all levels in accordance with the provisions set forth by the Constitution.
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Spanish

Ley de Fomento para la Lectura y el Libro Ley de Fomento para la Lectura y el Libro, Complete document (pdf) [60 KB] Ley de Fomento para la Lectura y el Libro, Complete document (htm) [63 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX060

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