Criminal Procedure Code (Decree-Law No. 3.689 of October 3, 1941, as amended up to Law 12.403 of May 4, 2011)

Year of Version:
Entry into force: January 1, 1942
Adopted: October 3, 1941
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
The notification by Brazil to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'There are generic articles in the Criminal Procedure Code such as in Articles 1 to 502, which contain provisions concerning the criminal procedure in general and the common procedure, and in Articles 563 to 750, which contain provisions related to nullity and review.
As for the specific provisions, they can be found in Articles 524 to 530 (provisions concerning procedure and judgement in case of immaterial proper
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Available Texts:
Código de Processo Penal (Decreto-Lei n° 3.689 de 3 de outubro de 1941, alterado pela Lei 12.403 de 4 de maio de 2011)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.