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Copyright Act ( R.S. 1985, c. C-42 )
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Table of contents
Bille COPYRIGHT ACT
Bille SHORT TITLE
Bille INTERPRETATION
Bille PART I COPYRIGHT AND MORAL RIGHTS IN WORKS
Bille Copyright
Bille Works in which Copyright may Subsist
Bille Term of Copyright
Bille Ownership of Copyright
Bille Moral Rights
Bille PART II COPYRIGHT IN PERFORMER'S PERFORMANCES, SOUND RECORDINGS AND COMMUNICATION SIGNALS
Bille Performers' Rights
Bille Rights of Sound Recording Makers
Bille Provisions Applicable to both Performers and Sound Recording Makers
Bille Rights of Broadcasters
Bille Reciprocity
Bille Term of Rights
Bille Ownership of Copyright
Bille Performers' Rights -- WTO Countries
Bille PART III INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND MORAL RIGHTS AND EXCEPTIONS TO INFRINGEMENT
Bille Infringement of Copyright
Bille Moral Rights Infringement
Bille Exceptions
Bille Interpretation
Bille Compensation for Acts Done Before Recognition of Copyright of Performers and Broadcasters
Bille Compensation for Acts Done Before Recognition of Copyright or Moral Rights
Bille PART IV REMEDIES
Bille Civil Remedies
Bille Criminal Remedies
Bille Importation
Bille PART V ADMINISTRATION
Bille Copyright Office
Bille Registration
Bille Fees
Bille PART VI MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Bille Substituted Right
Bille Clerical Errors
Bille Regulations
Bille Industrial Designs and Topographies
Bille PART VII COPYRIGHT BOARD AND COLLECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF COPYRIGHT
Bille Copyright Board
Bille Collective Administration of Performing Rights and of Communication Rights
Bille Public Performances in Places Other Than Theatres
Bille Collective Administration in Relation to Rights under Sections 3, 15, 18 and 21
Bille Royalties in Particular Cases
Bille Owners Who Cannot be Located
Bille Compensation for Acts Done Before Recognition of Copyright or Moral Rights
Bille PART VIII PRIVATE COPYING
Bille Interpretation
Bille Copying for Private Use
Bille Right of Remuneration
Bille Levy on Blank Audio Recording Media
Bille Distribution of Levies Paid
Bille Exemption from Levy
Bille Regulations
Bille Civil Remedies
Bille PART IX GENERAL PROVISIONS
Bille SCHEDULE I (Section 60) EXISTING RIGHTS
Bille SCHEDULE II
Bille SCHEDULE III
Related regulations
Bille Book Importation Regulations
Bille Certification of Countries Granting Equal Copyright Protection Notice
Bille Cinematographic Works (Right to Remuneration) Regulations
Bille Copyright Regulations
Bille Definition of "Small Cable Transmission System" Regulations
Bille Definition of "Wireless Transmission System" Regulations
Bille Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations
Bille Exception for Educational Institutions, Libraries, Archives and Museums Regulations
Bille Limitation of the Right to Equitable Remuneration of Certain Rome Convention Countries Statement
Bille Local Signal and Distant Signal Regulations
Bille Programming Undertaking Regulations
Bille Regulations Defining "Advertising Revenues"
Bille Regulations Establishing the Period for Royalty Entitlements of Non-members of Collecting Bodies
Bille Regulations Prescribing Networks (Copyright Act)

Related information
Bille Related provisions
Bille Amendments not in force
Bille Related instruments information (from the consolidated Index of statutory instruments)
Bille Coming into force information (from the Table of public statutes and responsibles ministers)

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