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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 188A

Duration of international organization copyright

             (1)  This section applies to copyright that subsists in copyright material under section 187 or 188.

Copyright material first made public before 1 January 2019

             (2)  The copyright continues to subsist, subject to subsection (4), until 70 years after the calendar year in which the copyright material was first made public if the material was first made public before 1 January 2019.

Copyright material never made public, and material first made public on or after 1 January 2019

             (3)  The following table has effect, subject to subsection (4), if the copyright material was not first made public before 1 January 2019.

 

Duration of copyright--copyright material not first made public before 1 January 2019

Item

Column 1
If ...

Column 2
the copyright continues to subsist until ...

1

the copyright material is first made public before the end of 50 years after the calendar year in which the material was made

70 years after the calendar year in which the material was first made public.

2

item 1 does not apply

70 years after the calendar year in which the copyright material was made.

Editions

             (4)  If the copyright material is an edition to which subsection 188(3) applies, the copyright continues to subsist until 25 years after the calendar year in which the edition was first made public.



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