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Algeria

Algeria

Primary Sources

  • Civil Code promulgated by Ordinance No. 75-58, as amended and completed (2007)
  • Code of Civil and Administrative Procedure (2008)
  • Code of Criminal Procedure promulgated by Decree No. 66-155, as amended and complemented (2007)
  • Commercial Code promulgated by Ordinance No. 75-59, as amended and completed (2007)
  • Complementary Finance Law (2009)
  • Executive Decree 09-151, May 3 2009
  • Executive Decree 10-236, price preferences public procurement, (2010)
  • Executive Decree 11-98, price preferences public procurement, (2011)
  • Executive Decree 1429, importation regulations, (2008)
  • Executive Decree 62, import bans, (2015)
  • Executive Decree N° 05-356 Statute, Organisation and Operation of the National Office for Copyright and Related Rights (2005)
  • Executive Decree No. 05-275 Procedures for Filing and Issuance of Patents (2005)
  • Executive Decree No. 05-276 Procedures for Filing and Issuance of Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits (2005)
  • Executive Decree No. 05-277 Procedures for Filing and Issuance of Trademarks (2005)
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  • Executive Decree No. 05-358 on the Procedures for the Exercise of the Right to Follow of the author of a plastic arts (2005)
  • Executive Decree No. 08-346 Procedures for Filing and Registration of Trademarks (2008)
  • Executive Decree No. 11-356 on the Statutes, Organization and Functioning of the National Office of Copyright and Neighboring Rights (2011)
  • Executive Decree No. 66-87 Implementation of the Ordinance No. 66-86 of April 28, 1966 relating to Designs (1966)
  • Executive Decree No. 98-68 Statute of the Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) (1998)
  • Finance Law 2014
  • Interministerial Order August 15, 2006 establishing the Operation of the Territorial Subdivisions of Trade and Inspections of Quality Control and Fraud Control at the Borders (2006)
  • Investment Code  (2007-2016)
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  • Law No 90-11, Labor law (1997)
  • Law No. 03-17 Copyright and Related Rights (2003)
  • Law No. 03-18 Trademarks (2003)
  • Law No. 03-19 Patents (2003)
  • Law No. 03-20 Protection of Layout-designs of Integrated Circuits (2003)
  • Law No. 04-02, Rules for Commercial Practices (2004)
  • Law No. 05-17 Fight Against Smuggling (2006)
  • Law No. 08-12 Competition (2008)
  • Law No. 09-04 Information Technologies and Communication’s Crimes (2009)
  • Law No. 10-05 Competition (2010)
  • Law No. 89-02 on the General Rules of Consumer Protection (1989)
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  • Ministry of Health, Drug Department website (accessed September 2015), “List of Products Banned to Import”, http://www.sante.dz/pharmacie-med/liste.pdf
  • Penal Code (promulgated by Order No. 66-156 of ) as amended and completed (2012)
  • Secondary Sources

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  • IMF (2014), “Algeria, Selected Issue Papers”, Washington DC
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  • Algeria Press Service (2014) “Anti-counterfeiting bill in preparation, says Bouderbala”, April 14 2014
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  • Algerie Presse Service (2015), “Drug Imports: Cost Reduction due to a Better Price Negotiation” (translated), 09/01/2015
  • Algerie Presse Service (2015), “Scientific Research and Technological Innovation Set as Priority in the new Research Law” (translated), 09/11/2015
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  • HuffPost (2016) “L’Algérie suspend ses accords douaniers avec l’UE et la Zale”, February 23 2016, HPMG News
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  • IIPA (2010) “2010 “SPECIAL 301″ USTR DECISIONS 2008 and 2009 ESTIMATED TRADE LOSSES DUE TO COPYRIGHT PIRACY (in millions of U.S. dollars) and 2008-2009 ESTIMATED LEVELS OF COPYRIGHT PIRACY”
  • IRACM (2015), “Algeria Reinforces Controls on Drugs to Avoid Counterfeit from Entering the Country”(translated), 06/02/2015
  • JOURNAL OFFIICIIEL DE LA REPUBLIIQUE ALGERIIENNE DEMOCRATIIQUE ET POPULAIIRE CONVENTIONS ET ACCORDS INTERNATIONAUX – LOIS ET DECRETS ARRETES, DECISIONS, AVIS, COMMUNICATIONS ET ANNONCES, No 39, June 5 2005
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  • Le Soir d’Algerie (2015), “Professionals Ring the Alarm Bell, Drugs Towards a Critical Shortage” (translated), 04/05/2015
  • Le Soir d’Algerie (2015), “Professionals Ring the Alarm Bell, Drugs Towards a Critical Shortage” (translated), 04/05/2015
  • Maghreb Emergent (2015), “Saidal Group Called to Satisfy 30% of National Production” (translated), 08/21/2015
  • Managing IP (2015) “SPONSORED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: ARAB TRADE MARKS”, April 27 2015
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  • Radio Algerie (2015) “Abdelmalek Boudiaf: Radical Changes in the Health Sector Next Year and the New Law Before the Parliament Soon”(translated), 01/10/2015
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  • The Namibian (2011) “60% of imported goods in Algeria are fake”, June 16 2011
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  • UNESCO (2010) “WORLD ANTI PIRACY OBSERVATORY ALGERIA”
  • US Department of State, Investment Climate Statement, Algeria, 2006-2016
  • Z. Zouhanti (2013), “Access to Drugs in Algeria: Ambiguity between Patents and Generic Market” (translated), 11/28/2013