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Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China of September 7, 1990 (promulgated by Decree No. 31 of September, 7, 1990, of the president of People’s Republic of China)

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Year of current version:1990
Date of entry into force of original text:June 1, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):September 7, 1990
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:The notification by China to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
The texts of the laws and regulations are submitted in Chinese and English. However, due to time constraints, the English translations must not be regarded as official and are only for reference by WTO members.
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Chinese

1990年9月7日, 中华人民共和国著作权法 (中华人民共和国主席令第三十一号公布) 1990年9月7日, 中华人民共和国著作权法 (中华人民共和国主席令第三十一号公布), Complete document (pdf) [123 KB] 1990年9月7日, 中华人民共和国著作权法 (中华人民共和国主席令第三十一号公布), Complete document (htm) [58 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

English

Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China of September 7, 1990 (promulgated by Decree No. 31 of September, 7, 1990, of the president of People’s Republic of China) Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China of September 7, 1990 (promulgated by Decree No. 31 of September, 7, 1990, of the president of People’s Republic of China), Complete document (pdf) [115 KB]

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur de la République populaire de Chine Loi sur le droit d'auteur de la République populaire de Chine, Complete document (pdf) [156 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CN001

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