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Copyright Act, 1990 (Chapter 68, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990), Nigeria

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Year of Version 1990 Dates Entry into force: December 19, 1988 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Traditional Cultural Expressions Notes The present Copyright Act was promulgated in 1988 as the Copyright Decree of 1988. With the revision of all existing federal legislation, the Decree was redesignated the Copyright Act and contained in Chapter 68, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990.

For provisions on traditional cultural expressions (TCEs)/folklore, see Articles 28-29.


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Copyright Act (Chapter 28, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004) (NG038)
Copyright Act, 1990 (Chapter 68, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, as amended up to Decree No. 42 of 1999)  (NG001)


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