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Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Act 1998 (Act 589)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:October 15, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):September 23, 1998
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 of Malaysia was enacted in 1997. There have been two revisions. The first total revision was in 2002, the second in 2006.

This Act incorporates all amendments up to January 1, 2006, which provides for the establishment of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on November 1, 1998 with powers to supervise and regulate the communications and multimedia activities in Malaysia, and to enforce the communications and multimedia laws of
Malaysia.
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WIPO Lex No.:MY060

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