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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 188

Subject-matter, other than original works, made or first published by international organizations

             (1)  Where a sound recording or a cinematograph film is made by, or under the direction or control of, an international organization to which this Act applies in such circumstances that copyright would not, apart from this subsection, subsist in the recording or film:

                     (a)  copyright subsists in the recording or film;

                     (b)  that copyright subsists so long as the recording or film remains unpublished; and

                     (c)  the organization is, subject to Part X, the owner of that copyright.

             (2)  Where a sound recording or a cinematograph film is first published by, or under the direction or control of, an international organization to which this Act applies in such circumstances that copyright would not, apart from this subsection, subsist in the recording or film immediately after the first publication of the recording or film:

                     (a)  copyright subsists in the recording or film, or, if copyright in the recording or film subsisted immediately before its first publication, continues to subsist in the recording or film;

                     (b)  that copyright subsists until the end of 70 years after the end of the calendar year in which the recording or film was first published; and

                     (c)  the organization is, subject to Part X, the owner of that copyright.

             (3)  Where an edition of a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work or of 2 or more literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works, other than an edition that reproduces a previous edition of the same work or works, is published by, or under the direction or control of, an international organization to which this Act applies in such circumstances that copyright would not, apart from this subsection, subsist in the edition immediately after the first publication of the edition:

                     (a)  copyright subsists in the edition;

                     (b)  that copyright subsists until the end of 25 years after the end of the calendar year in which the edition was first published; and

                     (c)  the organization is, subject to Part X, the owner of that copyright.

             (4)  Part IV, other than the provisions of that Part relating to the subsistence, duration or ownership of copyright, applies in relation to copyright subsisting by virtue of this section in like manner as it applies in relation to copyright subsisting by virtue of that Part.



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