Section VII - CREATION OF PLASTIC, GRAPHIC AND APPLIED WORKS
ARTICLE 157 From the exhibition
1- Only the author can exhibit or authorize, others to publicly exhibit their works of art.
Form and content of the reproduction contract
1-The reproduction of the creations of plastic, graphic and applied arts, design, architecture projects and urbanization plans can only be done by the author or by others with his authorization.
2- The authorization referred to in the previous article must be given in writing, it is presumed to be onerous and may be subject to conditions.
Infringement and defense of copyright and related rights
ARTICLE 195 Usurpation
1 - The crime of usurpation commits anyone who, without authorization from the author or the artist, from the phonogram and videogram producer or from the broadcasting organization, uses a work or performance in any of the ways provided for in this Code.
ARTICLE 196 Counterfeiting
1 - Anyone who uses, as his creation or performance, work, artist performance, phonogram, videogram or broadcast broadcast, which is a mere total or partial reproduction of another's work or performance, disclosed or not disclosed, commits the crime of counterfeiting. such a similar way that it has no individuality of its own.
ARTICLE 197 Penalties
1 - The crimes provided for in the preceding articles are punishable by imprisonment of up to three years and a fine of 150 to 250 days, according to the gravity of the offense, aggravated over and over again in the event of a repeat offense, if the constitutive fact of the offense. offense does not characterize a crime punishable by a more serious penalty.
2 - In the crimes provided for in this title, negligence is punishable by a fine of 50 to 150 days.
3 - In the event of a repeat offense, there is no suspension of sentence.
ARTICLE 198 Violation of moral rights
The penalties provided for in the previous article are punished:
a) Anyone who arrogates the paternity of a performance work that he knows does not belong to him;
b) Anyone who attacks the genuineness or integrity of the work or performance, performing an act that distorts it and may affect the honor or reputation of the author or artist.