Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Official Title Ley de Patrimonio Cultural de los Pueblos y Comunidades Indígenas, No 39.115
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2009-02-06
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - National Contacts
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
General recognition of indigenous rights over their traditional knowledge Art. 4
PIC Art. 18
Traditional knowledge associated to genetic resources can not be subject of Intellectual Property Rights Art. 7

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