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Broadcasting and Television Act [Cap 214]

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Vanuatu

Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:November 26, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 1992
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
This Law is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006.

The Broadcasting and Television Act provides for the control of broadcasting and television services; for the establishment of a corporation known as the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation; for the purpose of carrying on the services of broadcasting and television in Vanuatu; for the issue of licences by the Minister for the establishment of private broadcasting stations; and for matters connected therewith.

Part 2 – 'Establishment and Procedures of the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation'
Section 11 - 'Powers of the Corporation', especially refer to subsection 11 (c), (i), (l), (o) (see page 7)
Section 33 - 'When copyright in musical works not infringed by Corporation' (see page 14)
Part 3 – 'Licensing' (see page 16)
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WIPO Lex No.:VU017

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