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Registration of Copyright in Cinematograph Films Regulations 1980

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Year of current version:1980
Date of entry into force of original text:November 1, 1980
Date of Text (Issued):October 24, 1980
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The Regulations are issued by the Minister of Industries, Commerce and Tourism pursuant to Section 45 of the Registration of Copyright in Cinematograph Films Act 1977 (Act No. 62 of 1977). The Regulations are promulgated under Government Notice No. R2140 and published in Government Gazette No. 7266 of October 24, 1980.

The notification by South Africa to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'These Regulations provide for procedural aspects of applications for registration of cinematograph films, opposition, assignments, exclusive licence recordals, deregistration, forms used and fees payable thereunder.'
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