Copyright Act, 2000 (Chapter 415)

Year of Version:2000
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):August 14, 2000
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, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Notes:The notification by Malta to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
' This Act makes new provisions in respect of copyright and neighbouring rights and certain 'sui generis' intellectual property rights in substitution of the provisions of the Copyright Act (Cap. 196).
Part VII concerns about right on database and Part VIII concerns about right on semiconductor product topographies.'

Date of entry into force: See Article 1 for further details.
Available Texts: 

Copyright Act, 2000 (Chapter 415) Copyright Act, 2000 (Chapter 415), Complete document (pdf) [1123 KB]


Att Dwar Id-Drittijiet Ta’ L-Awtur, 2000 (Kapitolu 415 Att Dwar Id-Drittijiet Ta’ L-Awtur, 2000 (Kapitolu 415, Complete document (pdf) [1224 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MT001