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Law No. 2/94 on the Protection of Cultural Property

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Year of current version:1994
Date of Text (Enacted):December 10, 1994
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:This law ensures the protection of national cultural heritage. The exportation, importation, alteration or reproduction of cultural property for commercial purposes is prohibited (Articles 1, 19, 20 and 41-49).
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