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File:Coat of Arms of South Sudan.svg


English: SVG version of the South Sudan Coat of Arms, drawn from the low-res png version available at this time.
Date original: May 2011; SVG: July 2011
Author unknown
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Public domain This image was first published in Sudan or South Sudan and is now in the public domain, ethier because its term of copyright has expired, or because it is ineligible for copyright protection according to the Sudanese Law. This work meets one of the following conditions:
  • It is a photographic or cinematographic work and at least twenty five years have elapsed since the end of the year of its publication.
  • It is another type of work and more than twenty five years have elapsed since the year of authors death and fifty years have elapsed since the year of publication.

Article 198 of the Constitution of the South Sudan declares that "All laws of South Sudan shall remain in force [...] unless new action are taken [...]." As there is no new South Sudanese copyright law at this time, the Sudanese one is still in force there.

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South Sudan

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