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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 93

Duration of copyright in sound recordings and films

             (1)  This section applies to copyright that subsists in copyright material under this Part, if the material is:

                     (a)  a sound recording; or

                     (b)  a cinematograph film.

Copyright material first made public before 1 January 2019

             (2)  The copyright continues to subsist 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 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.



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