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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

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Act current to 2021-02-15 and last amended on 2017-06-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Adherence to Berne and Rome Conventions

 The Governor in Council shall take such measures as are necessary to secure the adherence of Canada to

  • (a) the Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works concluded at Berne on September 9, 1886, as revised by the Paris Act of 1971; and

  • (b) the International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations, done at Rome on October 26, 1961.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 50

Marginal note:Review of Act

 Five years after the day on which this section comes into force and at the end of each subsequent period of five years, a committee of the Senate, of the House of Commons or of both Houses of Parliament is to be designated or established for the purpose of reviewing this Act.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 50
  • 2012, c. 20, s. 58
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