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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version, status as at December 31, 2012)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Text (Enacted):1985
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Notes:This consolidated version of the Copyright Act takes into account amendments up to the Copyright Modernization Act (CMA)(S.C. 2012, c. 20).
The amendments made by the Copyright Modernization Act to the Copyright Act came into force on November 7, 2012.
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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version, status as at December 31, 2012) Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version, status as at December 31, 2012), Complete document (pdf) [1223 KB]

French

Loi sur le droit d’auteur (L.R., 1985, c. C-42) (version consolidée, état au 31 décembre 2012) Loi sur le droit d’auteur (L.R., 1985, c. C-42) (version consolidée, état au 31 décembre 2012), Complete document (pdf) [1223 KB]

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