For the infringements of copyright as described in response to question 21 above, imprisonment and/or a monetary fine are the penalties prescribed. Under the Copyright Law, pirated copies or infringing printing plates may be seized, forfeited or destroyed or forfeited/seized and surrendered to the right holder. For the offences concerning trademarks as described above in response to question 21, the penalties available are imprisonment and/or a fine.
[Answer 21: In respect of the infringement of copyright, criminal procedures and penalties are available, more specifically, anyone who knowingly: - produces for sale or leasing any pirated copy; - sells, leases or advertises for sale of exhibits commercially or offers for sale a pirated copy; - exports or imports to the Republic for sale or leases any such copy, etc.; - manufactures or has in his possession any printing plate for the purpose of producing copies which are in infringement of the copyright which exists in a certain work; - performs or allows the public performance of a scientific, literary, artistic or musical work which is in infringement of the copyright in such works. Secondly, in respect of trademarks for the following instances, which are considered to constitute criminal offences: - falsification of entries to the Register of Trade Marks; - false representation of a trademark as registered]