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Copyright Act 1987 (Act 332, as at 5 January 2001)

Year of Version:2001
Date of Last Amendment:May 30, 2000
Date of Entry into Force:May 21, 1987
Date of Text (Enacted):April 30, 1987
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
Notes:This Act was last amended by the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2000 (Act No. A1082) and was consolidated on January 5, 2001. In this consolidated Copyright Act 1987, Sections 2, 3, 8, 9, 39, 49, 55, 56, 59, 59A, 61 were in force from December 1, 1987; and Sections 3, 9, 13, 15, 24, 36, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 54, 58 were in force from October 1, 1990.
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