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Algeria Power of Attorney for Copyright
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Algeria Copyright Law

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MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
Possible for nationals only
DURATION
In general, the duration is the artist's life, with the addition of 50 years starting from the beginning of the calendar year following the artist's passing
WORKS PROTECTED
Written literary works; All theatre plays, drama, musical and rhythmic works and pantomimic works; Musical works; Cinematographic works and other audiovisual works; Works of plastic and applied arts; Drawings, diagrams, architecture, and technological installations; Charts, maps, and drawings related to topography, geography or sciences; Photographic works and works expressed in a manner similar to photography; Clothing innovations for fashionable apparels and scarves; Translation and adaptation works, musical distributions, editing reviews, and other original alterations of literary or artistic works
PENALTIES
Penalties include payment of fines of up to 1,000,000 Algerian Dinars (around 14,000 US Dollars), as well as legal prosecution resulting in a maximum of 3-year imprisonment terms