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Law on Administrative Penalties of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (as amended up to Decree No. 2712 of May 20, 2008, of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly), Democratic People's Republic of Korea


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Year of Version 2008 Dates Adopted: July 14, 2004 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other Notes The Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Administrative Penalties is divided into 4 chapters: Chapter 1 on Fundamental Principles of Administrative Penalties, Chapter 2 on General Provisions, Chapter 3 on Types of Administrative Offences, and Chapter 4 on Procedure for Administrative Penalties.

The Law on Administrative Penalties contains the provisions relating to penalties for trademark infringement (Article 42), penalties for wrong evaluation of scientific and technological achievements such as inventions (Article 101), and penalties for copyright infringement in relation to computer software and software industry (Article 104).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Korean 조선민주주의인민공화국 행정처벌법 (2008년 5월 20일 최고인민회의 상임위원회 정령 제2712호로 수정보충) PDF HTML
Legislation Relates to (6 text(s)) Relates to (6 text(s))
Trademark Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (as amended up to Decree No. 2614 of March 11, 2008, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly) (KP002)
Law on Copyright of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (amended up to Decree No. 1532 of 2006 of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly) (KP001)
Law on Industrial Designs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (as amended up to Decree No. 1235 of August 2, 2005, of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly) (KP006)
Law on Software Industry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (approved by Decree No. 533 of June 30, 2004, of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly) (KP028)
Law on Appellations of Origin of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (KP004)
Law on the Protection of Computer Software of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea  (KP003)

WIPO Lex No. KP029