Decree No. 2001-1984 of August 27, 2001,
concerning the amounts of the fees relating to
layout-designs of integrated circuits
The President of the Republic,
On a proposal by the Minister of Industry,
Considering Law No. 82-66 of August 6, 1982, on Standardization and Quality, in
particular Articles 4 and 17,
Considering Law No. 2001-20 of February 6, 2001, on the Protection of
Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits,
Considering Decree No. 82-1314 of September 24, 1982, concerning the Organization
and Functioning of the National Institute of Standardization and Industrial Property, in
particular Article 11,
Considering Decree No. 98-2133 of November 2, 1998, concerning the amounts of the
fees relating to industrial property,
Considering the opinion of the Minister of Finance,
Considering the opinion of the administrative tribunal.
1. The amounts of the fees relating to layout-designs of integrated circuits, as provided
for in Articles 8, 13, 14, 15 and 20 of the above Law No. 2001-20 of February 6, 2001, shall
be fixed in accordance with the table attached to this Decree.
The amounts of the fees shall not include V.A.T.
2. The fees referred to in Article one of this Decree shall be collected in accordance
with the same procedures as laid down in Table “D,” attached to the above Decree
No. 98-2133 of November 2, 1998.
3. The Minister of Finance and the Minister of Industry shall, within their individual
remits, be responsible for enforcing this Decree which shall be published in the Official
Gazette of the Republic of Tunisia.
Tunis, August 27, 2001.
Zin El Abidin Bin Ali