Constitutional Charter of 1826, Lisbon (1826)

Source: Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

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Constitutional Charter of 1826, Lisbon (1826), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Constitutional Charter of 1826 decreed by D. Pedro, King of Portugal and Emperor of Brazil

Full title original language:
Carta Constitucional da Monarchia Portuguesa, Decretada e Dada pelo Rei de Portugal e Algarves, D. Pedro, Imperador do Brasil

Abstract:
The first Portuguese Constitution emerged in 1822. There followed the so-called Liberal Wars between progressive constitutionalists and authoritarian absolutists over royal succession that lasted from 1828 to 1834. A Constitutional Charter was drafted in 1826, attempting to reconcile absolutists and liberals. The Constitutional Charter of 1826 gave inventors a «temporary exclusive Privilege» in their discoveries or productions (Constitutional Charter of 1826, art.145 s.24). It has been argued that such a principle was applicable to authors of literary and artistic works on the basis of «extensive or analogous interpretation» (L.F. Rebello, Introdução ao Direito de Autor, Lisbon, SPA/D. Quixote, 1994, p.35). By Patricia Akester

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Author: King D. Pedro IV

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Year: 1826

Location: Lisbon

Language: Portuguese

Source: Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

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King D. Pedro IV House of Commons House of Lords

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Constitutional Charter of 1826

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Responsible editor: Patricia Akester & Victor Drmmond


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