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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 72 of June 19, 2002)

Year of Version:
2002
Dates:
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 takes into account amendments up to Act No. 72 of June 19, 2002 (see 'Supplementary Provisions' on page 60 for the amendments made by the said Act No. 72).
Available Texts:
English
Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 72 of June 19, 2002)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
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