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Copyright Act 1987

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA
ACT 332
COPYRIGHT ACT 1987 [REPRINT - 2001]
Incorporating latest amendment - Act A1139/2002
Date of Royal Assent
Date of publication in the Gazette
Date of coming into operation

Long Title & Preamble

: 30th April 1987
: 21st May 1987
: 1st December 1987[P.U. (B) 586/87]
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PART I - PRELIMINARY
Section 1. Short title, application and commencement.
Section 2. Extent of application.
Section 3. Interpretation.
Section 4. Publication.
Section 5. Controller, Deputy Controllers and Assistant Controllers. PART II - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 6. No copyright except by virtue of this Act.
Section 7. Works eligible for copyright.
Section 8. Derivative works.
Section 9. Copyright in published editions of works.
Section 10. Qualification for protection.
Section 10A. Qualification for protection of performer.
Section 11. Copyright in works of Government, Government organizations and international bodies. Section 12. Administration of Government copyright.
PART III - NATURE AND DURATION OF COPYRIGHT
Section 13. Nature of copyright in literary, musical or artistic works, films and sound recordings. Section 13A. Design documents and models.
Section 13B. Effect of exploitation of design derived from artistic work. Section 13C. Things done in reliance on registration of design. Section 14. Nature of copyright in works of architecture.
Section 15. Nature of copyright in broadcasts.
Section 16. Broadcasting of works incorporated in films.
Section 16A. Nature of performers' right.
Section 16B. Equitable remuneration.
Section 17. Duration of copyright in literary, musical or artistic works. Section 18. Duration of copyright in published editions.
Section 19. Duration of copyright in sound recordings.
Section 20. Duration of copyright in broadcasts.
Section 21. (Deleted by Act A994:s.7).
Section 22. Duration of copyright in films.
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