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Performers’ Protection Amendment Act 2002

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Year of current version:2002
Date of Text (Enacted):June 18, 2002
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:
The Performers’ Protection Amendment Act 2002 makes amendments to the Performers’ Protection Act 1967 (the “Act 11 of 1967”). The Act amends Section 1 of the Act 11 of 1967 relating to the definitions of “collecting society” and “literary and artistic works”; Section 4 relating to the extension of protection of performer’s rights to performances in certain countries which are members of the World Trade Organization; Section 5 relating to the restrictions on use of performances; and Section 8 of the said Act (as amended by Section 22 of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 38 of 1997), relating to the restrictions on exceptions from prohibition against use of performances by the broadcasters without the consent of the performers.
Available Texts: 
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Performers’ Protection Amendment Act 2002 Performers’ Protection Amendment Act 2002, Complete document (pdf) [548 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:ZA089

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