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Decree-Law No. 2.848 of December 7, 1940 (Penal Code)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:December 31, 1940
Date of Text (Issued):December 7, 1940
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by Brazil to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'There are general provisions related to the application of the Criminal Code in Articles 1 to 120 and specific provisions related to violations regarding copyright and related rights in Articles 184 to 186.'
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Decreto-Lei n° 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940 (Código Penal) Decreto-Lei n° 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940 (Código Penal), Complete document (pdf) [750 KB] Decreto-Lei n° 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940 (Código Penal), Complete document (htm) [1046 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BR120

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