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Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (SG No. 56/1993, as amended up to June 14, 2019)

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Year of Version 2019 Dates Amended up to: June 14, 2019 Entry into force: August 1, 1993 Adopted: June 16, 1993 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Traditional Cultural Expressions, IP Regulatory Body Notes This consolidated version of the Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (SG No. 56/1993) takes into account amendments up to the 'Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (SG No. 47/2019)', which was adopted on June 5, 2019, was promulgated in the State Gazette No. 47 by the President by virtue of Decree No. 141, and and entered into force on June 14, 2019.

For the amendments introduced by the said amending Law (SG No. 47/2019), see the following provisions of this consolidated version of the Law on Copyright:
1) Title One, Chapter Five, Section II, Article 26;
2) Title II 'A':
- Chapter Eleven 'c', Article 94b1, paragraph (4), subparagraph 6 and paragraph (6);
- Chapter Eleven 'g', Article 94p, paragraphs (5), (7) & (8); Article 94p1, paragraph (5);
- Chapter Eleven 'k', Article 94s, paragraph (1);
- Chapter eleven 'l', Article 94v, paragraph (2);
3) Title III:
- Chapter Twelve, Article 95b, paragraph (2);
- Chapter Thirteen, Articles 98-98g;
4) Additional Provisions, Section § 2, paragraph 21.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Bulgarian Закон за авторското право и сродните му права (ДВ, бр. 56/1993, с изменениями по состоянию на 14.06.2019 г.) HTML
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