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

Year of Version:2012
Date of Entry into Force:1985
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
Notes:This consolidated version of the copyright law incorporates all the amendments up to November 7, 2012.

For the amendments made by the Copyright Modernization Act (CMA) that are not yet into force, see the 'Amendments Not into Force' at the end of this consolidated Act.

Source: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-42/index.html
Available Texts: 
English

Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version of December 31, 2012) Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version of December 31, 2012), Complete document (pdf) [1223 KB]

French

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

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