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Law No. 23 of 1982 (January 28) - On Copyright

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Colombia

Year of current version:1982
Date of entry into force of original text:February 19, 1982
Date of Text (Enacted):January 28, 1982
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:This Law describes the legal framework for copyright and neighboring rights in Colombia.
Traditional cultural expressions, such as folklore, are protected by public domain provisions.

Expressions of Folklore (TCEs): See Art. 16, 187 & 189.
Available Texts: 
English

Law No. 23 of 1982 (January 28) - On Copyright Law No. 23 of 1982 (January 28) - On Copyright, Complete document (pdf) [298 KB]

French

Loi n° 23 de 1982 (28 janvier) - Relative au Droit d'auteur Loi n° 23 de 1982 (28 janvier) - Relative au Droit d'auteur, Complete document (pdf) [308 KB]

Spanish

Ley N° 23 de 1982 (28 de enero) - Sobre derechos de Autor Ley N° 23 de 1982 (28 de enero) - Sobre derechos de Autor, Complete document (pdf) [278 KB] Ley N° 23 de 1982 (28 de enero) - Sobre derechos de Autor, Complete document (htm) [155 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
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