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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) (consolidated version, status as at January 16, 2011)

Year of Version:2011
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, which is valid from December 12, 2005 to June 11, 2012, takes into account amendments up to Chapter 38-Act to amend the Copyright Act (S.C. 2005, c. 38).
The amendments made by this Act to the Copyright Act came into force on December 12, 2005 (see sections 44 and 44.1 for the amendments).
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