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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

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Act current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2023-04-27. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Permitted acts

 It is not an infringement of copyright for the Librarian and Archivist of Canada under the Library and Archives of Canada Act, to

  • (a) make a copy of a work or other subject-matter in taking a representative sample for the purpose of preservation under subsection 8(2) of that Act;

  • (b) effect the fixation of a copy of a publication, as defined in section 2 of that Act, that is provided by telecommunication in accordance with subsection 10(1) of that Act;

  • (c) make a copy of a recording, as defined in subsection 11(2) of that Act, for the purposes of section 11 of that Act; or

  • (d) at the time that a broadcasting undertaking, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Broadcasting Act, communicates a work or other subject-matter to the public by telecommunication, make a copy of the work or other subject-matter that is included in that communication.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 18
  • 2004, c. 11, s. 25

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