Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000

Copying by librarians or archivists: supply of copies to other libraries and archives.

64.—(1) The librarian or archivist of a prescribed library or prescribed archive may, where the prescribed conditions are complied with, make and supply to another prescribed library or prescribed archive a copy of—

(a) a periodical or articles or the contents page contained therein, or

(b) the whole or part of a work,

which has been lawfully made available to the public, without infringing any copyright in the periodical, in the article, in the contents page or in the work, in any illustrations accompanying the periodical, the article, the contents page or the work or in the typographical arrangement.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply where, at the time the copy is made, the librarian or archivist making it could, by reasonable enquiry, obtain the consent of a person entitled to authorise the making of the copy.