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 Directive 2006/116/EC

I. Description

The harmonises the terms of protection of copyright and neighbouring rights. The Directive establishes a total harmonisation of the period of protection for each type of work and each related right in the Member States – e.g. 70 years after the death of the author for works and 50 years after the event setting the time running for neighbouring rights. Furthermore, it deals with other issues, such as the protection of previously unpublished works, of critical and scientific publications and of photographic works.

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II. General Information

Title

Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related right (codified version)s

Status
Existing
Directive
2006/116/EC
Source
O.J. EC No L (Legislation), Edition 372, Year 2006, p.12
Adoption
12/12/2006
Promulgation
12/27/2006
Character
Regular Act
Legal Basis
Art. 47 Abs. 2, 55, 95 EC
Legislative Procedure
Codecision procedure

III. Versions and Legislative History

1. Versions

Titel
Allg. Daten
Textfassung

Original Text :
Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related right (codified version)s

  2006/116/EC

Beschluss:
12/12/2006 (A)
Verkuendung:
12/27/2006 (P)
(A) Adoption | (P) Promulgation

2. Legal Impact

Auswirkungstyp
Richtlinie
Textfassungen
Repeal
  Directive 93/98/EEC

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Legislative Act Status

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