Economic and Monetary Union Act, 1998

Chapter V


Copyright in euro notes and coins.

20.—The Copyright Act, 1963 , is hereby amended in section 57 by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (1):

“(1A) Subsection (1) of this section and Part II of this Act are without prejudice to the copyright of the European Central Bank in legal tender notes denominated in the euro unit.

(1B) This section shall apply to any national face of coins issued under section 11 of the Economic and Monetary Union Act, 1998.”.