Indian Bare Acts

THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 1957

Title : THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 1957

Year : 1957



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1. Substituted by Act 13 of 1992, sec.2, for "fifty years" w.r.e.f. 28-12-1991.

2. Omitted by the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. 27 of 2012) w.e.f. 21.06.2012 for the following : -
"In the case of a photograph, copyright shall subsist until 1[sixty years] from the beginning of the calendar year next following the year in which the photograph is published."

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In the case of a cinema to graph film, copyright shall subsist until sixty years from the beginning of the calendar year next following the year in which the film is published.

Last updated on July, 2016

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