Constitution of 1838, Lisbon (1838)

Source: Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

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Constitution of 1838, Lisbon (1838), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Constitution of 1838

Full title original language:
Carta Constitucional da Monaquia Portuguesa

Abstract:
Historically, the success of the liberal faction brought with it another constitution (1838). This was the third Portuguese Constitution. The Constitution of 1838 granted writers a property right in their writings, in a manner and for the duration established by law (Constitution of 1838, art.23 s.4). This law would not emerge, however, until 1851. Note: The Constitutions of 1911 and 1933, did not establish an imperative of legal protection for intellectual creators. This was corrected by the Constitution of 1976, which states, in art.42: «(1) Intellectual, artistic, and scientific creation are unrestricted. (2) This freedom includes the right to invention, production, and dissemination of scientific, literary, or artistic works, including legal protection of copyright». By Patricia Akester

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Author: Parliament

Publisher: L. Thomson, London

Year: 1838

Location: Lisbon

Language: Portuguese

Source: Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

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Institutions referred to:
Queen D. Maria II

Legislation:
Constitution of 1838

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Responsible editor: Patricia Akester & Victor Drummond


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