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Copyright ( Amendment) Act, 2004-17

 

 


Supplement to Official Gazette No. 91 dated 4th November, 2004

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COPYRIGHT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2004 17

Arrangement of Sections

Section

  1. Short title.

  2. Amendment of section 46 of Cap. 300.

  3. Amendment of section 132 of Cap. 300.

  4. Amendment of section 134 of Cap. 300.

  5. Amendment of section 140 of Cap. 300.

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BARBADOS

I assent

C. STRAUGHN HUSBANDS Governor-General 28th October, 2004.

2004 17

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An Act to amend the Copyright Act.

(November 4,2004.) Commence

ment.

ENACTED by the Parliament of Barbados as follows:

1. This Act may be cited as the Copyright (Amendment) Act, Short title.

2004.

2. Section 46 of the Copyright Act, in this Act referred to as the Amendment of

principal Act, is amended

section 46 of Cap. 300.

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(a)
in subsection (4), by deleting
(i)
the words "$50()()() orlo imprisonment for 2 years" appearing in paragraph (a) and substituting the words "$100000 or to imprisonment for 5 years";
(ii)
the words "$250 000 or to imprisonment for 5 years" appearing in paragraph (b) and substituting the words "$500 000 or to imprisonment for 10 years";
(b)
in subsection (5), by deleting
(i)
the words "$25 000 or to imprisonment for I year" appearing in paragraph (a) and substituting the words "$50 000 or to imprisonment for 2 years";
(ii)
the words "$100 000 or to imprisonment for 3 years" appearing in paragraph (b) and substituting the words "$200 000 or to imprisonment for 5 years".

Amend� 3. Section 132 of the principal Act is amended in subsection (6), by

ment of

deleting

section 132 of Cap. 300.

(a)
the words "$50 000 orlO imprisonment for 2 years" appearing in paragraph (a) and substituting the words "$100 000 or to imprisonment for 5 years"; and
(b)
the words "$250 000 or to imprisonment for 5 years" appearing in paragraph (b) and substituting the words "$500 000 or to imprisonment for 10 years.".

Amend4. Section 134 of the principal Act is amended in subsection (2) by

ment of

deleting the words "$5 000 or to imprisonment for 6 months" and substituting

section 134 of the words "$10 000 or to imprisonment for I year".

Cap. 300.

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5. (a) Section 140 of the principal Act is amended in subsection (1), by deleting the words "$10 000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 1 year" and substituting the words "$20 000 or to imprisonment for 2 years"; Amendment of section l40 of Cap. 300.
(b) subsection (2), by deleting the words "$5 000 or to imprisonment for 6 months" and substituting the words "$10 000 or to imprisonment for I year.".