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The Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Foreign Investment (as amended by Decree No. 484 of February 26, 1999, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly)

Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:October 5, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):October 5, 1992
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:Article 12 of the Law allows a foreign investor to invest in different types of assets, including currency, all kinds of property, industrial property rights, technical know-how and other assets and property rights.
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The Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Foreign Investment (as amended by Decree No. 484 of February 26, 1999, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly) The Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Foreign Investment (as amended by Decree No. 484 of February 26, 1999, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly), Complete document (pdf) [42 KB] The Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Foreign Investment (as amended by Decree No. 484 of February 26, 1999, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly), Complete document (htm) [17 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:KP007

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