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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

Year of Version:1997
Date of Last Amendment:January 1, 1997
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, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Notes:This consolidated version of the Copyright Act, RSC 1985, Chapter C-42 includes all the amendments to the Copyright Act since its enactment in 1985 up to 1997.
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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42), Complete document (pdf) [294 KB] Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42), Complete document (htm) [604 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur (L.R., 1985, c. C-42) Loi sur le droit d'auteur (L.R., 1985, c. C-42), Complete document (pdf) [296 KB]

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