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Copyright Act

Version of section 30.21 from 2004-04-22 to 2012-11-06:

Marginal note:Copying works deposited in archive

  •  (1) It is not an infringement of copyright for an archive to make a copy, in accordance with subsection (3), of an unpublished work that is deposited in the archive.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) When a person deposits a work in an archive, the archive must give the person notice that it may copy the work in accordance with this section.

  • Marginal note:Conditions for copying of works

    (3) The archive may only copy the work if

    • (a) the person who deposited the work, if a copyright owner, did not, at the time the work was deposited, prohibit its copying;

    • (b) copying has not been prohibited by any other owner of copyright in the work; and

    • (c) the archive is satisfied that the person for whom it is made will use the copy only for purposes of research or private study and makes only one copy for that person.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (4) The Governor in Council may prescribe the manner and form in which the conditions in subsection (3) may be met.

  • (5) to (7) [Repealed, 2004, c. 11, s. 21]

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 18
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 60(E)
  • 2004, c. 11, s. 21

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