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Document 12016P017

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
TITLE II - FREEDOMS
Article 17 Right to property

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 397–397 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/char_2016/art_17/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/397


Article 17

Right to property

1.   Everyone has the right to own, use, dispose of and bequeath his or her lawfully acquired possessions. No one may be deprived of his or her possessions, except in the public interest and in the cases and under the conditions provided for by law, subject to fair compensation being paid in good time for their loss. The use of property may be regulated by law in so far as is necessary for the general interest.

2.   Intellectual property shall be protected.


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