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Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 31 of September 7, 1990, of the President of People’s Republic of China), China


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Year of Version 1991 Dates Entry into force: June 1, 1991 Adopted: September 7, 1990 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Chinese 中华人民共和国著作权法 (根据中华人民共和国总统1990年9月7日第31号法令公布) PDF HTML French Loi sur le droit d'auteur de la République populaire de Chine (promulguée par le décret n° 31 du 7 septembre 1990 du Président de la République populaire de Chine) PDF HTML English Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 31 of September 7, 1990, of the President of People’s Republic of China) PDF HTML
Legislation Is superseded by (3 text(s)) Is superseded by (3 text(s))
Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (amended up to November 11, 2020) (CN413)
Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China) (CN031)
Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China of September 7, 1990 (as amended by the Decision of October 27, 2001, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on the Amendment of the Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China) (CN019)

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