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Federal Law on Radio and Television

Date of Entry into Force:January 20, 1960
Date of Text (Issued):January 19, 1960
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
New Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 19, 1960 - Last reform published in the Official Gazette (Diario Oficial, DOF) on June 19, 2009.

This law is intended to regulate broadcasting (radio and television), which is closely related to intellectual property.

The use, development or exploitation of the frequency bands of the radio spectrum to provide the broadcasting service can only be exploited prior license or permit granted to the Federal Executive under the terms of this law.
Available Texts: 

Ley Federal de Radio y Televisión Ley Federal de Radio y Televisión, Complete document (pdf) [345 KB] Ley Federal de Radio y Televisión, Complete document (htm) [315 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX073



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