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Copyright Act

Version of section 11.1 from 2020-07-01 to 2021-10-07:


Marginal note:Cinematographic works

 Except for cinematographic works in which the arrangement or acting form or the combination of incidents represented give the work a dramatic character, copyright in a cinematographic work or a compilation of cinematographic works shall subsist until the end of 70 years following the end of the calendar year in which the cinematographic work or the compilation is made. However, if the cinematographic work or the compilation is published before the copyright expires, the copyright continues until the earlier of the end of 75 years following the end of the calendar year in which the first publication occurs and 100 years following the end of the calendar year in which the cinematographic work or the compilation was made.

  • 1993, c. 44, s. 60
  • 1997, c. 24, s. 9
  • 2020, c. 1, s. 26
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