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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 117 of December 26, 1996)

Year of Version:
1997
Dates:
Entry into force: January 1, 1971
Adopted: May 6, 1970
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970) incorporates all amendments up to Act No. 117 of December 26, 1996, which entered into force on March 27, 1997.
Available Texts:
English
Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 117 of December 26, 1996)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
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