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Decree on the Application of the Copyright Act in certain cases to Protected Items Originating in States Belonging to the European Economic Area

 

 


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Decree on the application of the Copyright Act in certain cases to protected items originating in States belonging to the European Economic Area *

(No. 575/1995 of April 21, 1995)

1. By virtue of this Decree, Articles 45, 46, 46a, 48 and 49a of the Copyright Act apply to any protected items originating in a State belonging to the European Economic Area.

2. Article 45 of the Copyright Act shall apply:

(1)
to a performance that takes place in a State belonging to the European Economic Area;
(2) to a performance that is recorded on a device within the meaning of Article 3;
(3)
to a performance that has not been recorded on a phonogram but is included in a transmission within the meaning of Article 5.

The provisions of the first paragraph shall not apply to the retransmission of a broadcast performance.

  1. Article 46 of the Copyright Act shall apply to a device the sound on which was recorded in a State belonging to the European Economic Area.
  2. Article 46a of the Copyright Act shall apply to a device the moving images on which were recorded in a State belonging to the European Economic Area.

5. Article 48 of the Copyright Act shall apply:

(1)
to a radio or television broadcast occurring in a State belonging to the European Economic Area; and
(2)
to a radio or television broadcast occurring elsewhere if the principal place of business of the transmitting organization is in a State belonging to the European Economic Area.

6. Article 49a of the Copyright Act shall apply to a photograph taken by a person who is a national of a State belonging to the European Economic Area or who is ordinarily resident in a State belonging to the European Economic Are.

7. This Decree shall enter into force on May 1, 1995.

* Finnish title: Asetus tekijänoikeuslain soveltamisesta eräissä tapauksissa Euroopan talousalueeseen kuuluvista

valtioista peräisin oleviin suojan kohteisiin. Entry into force: May 1, 1995. Source: Communication from the Finnish authorities.

FI003EN Copyright (Application EEA), Decree, 21/04/1995, No. 575 page 1/2

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Note: Translation by the International Bureau of WIPO based on an unofficial translation communicated by the Finnish authorities.

FI003EN Copyright (Application EEA), Decree, 21/04/1995, No. 575 page 2/2

 

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