Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-11-07. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Term of copyright

 The term for which copyright shall subsist shall, except as otherwise expressly provided by this Act, be the life of the author, the remainder of the calendar year in which the author dies, and a period of fifty years following the end of that calendar year.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-42, s. 6;
  • 1993, c. 44, s. 58.