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Copyright Amendment Act 13 of 1988

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13 of 1988

The Copyright Amendment Act 13 of 1988 intends:

  • to amend the Copyright Act, 1978, so as
  • to alter the designation of the Minister concerned;
  • to abolish the protection granted for 10 years In respect of copyright in certain artistic works of which authorized reproductions were made; and
  • to repeal the presumptions for proving an infringement of copyright In such works; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


23 March 1988