Copyright Act

Version of section 29.4 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-11-06:

Marginal note:Reproduction for instruction
  •  (1) It is not an infringement of copyright for an educational institution or a person acting under its authority

    • (a) to make a manual reproduction of a work onto a dry-erase board, flip chart or other similar surface intended for displaying handwritten material, or

    • (b) to make a copy of a work to be used to project an image of that copy using an overhead projector or similar device

    for the purposes of education or training on the premises of an educational institution.

  • Marginal note:Reproduction for examinations, etc.

    (2) It is not an infringement of copyright for an educational institution or a person acting under its authority to

    • (a) reproduce, translate or perform in public on the premises of the educational institution, or

    • (b) communicate by telecommunication to the public situated on the premises of the educational institution

    a work or other subject-matter as required for a test or examination.

  • Marginal note:Where work commercially available

    (3) Except in the case of manual reproduction, the exemption from copyright infringement provided by paragraph (1)(b) and subsection (2) does not apply if the work or other subject-matter is commercially available in a medium that is appropriate for the purpose referred to in that paragraph or subsection, as the case may be.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 18.
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