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Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China

Year of Version:1997
Date of Entry into Force:October 1, 1997
Date of Text (Enacted):March 14, 1997
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by China to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Articles 213-220 provide for the crimes of infringing intellectual property rights.'
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中华人民共和国刑法 中华人民共和国刑法, Complete document (pdf) [62 KB] 中华人民共和国刑法, Complete document (htm) [9 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

English

Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China, Complete document (pdf) [22 KB]

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