Updated to 10 November 2021 (Act No. 33 of 2021 and S.I. No. 589 of 2021)

Copyright Act 1963
No. 10 of 1963

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 October 1964 Copyright Act 1963 (Commencement) Order 1964 (S.I. No. 177 of 1964), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Whole Act (except s. 17(4)(b) application extended S.I. No. 155 of 1988, arts. 3, 4
Rep. 39/2001, ss. 1 (2), 4, Schs. 1, 2
Rep., with savings, transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (3), 10 (2), sch. 1 (5) (6), sch. 2, pt. 2
Am. S. I. No. 158 of 1995
Applic. ext. S. I. No. 101 of 1991, art. 3
  S. I. No. 26 of 1993, reg. 3
  S. I. No. 36 of 1996, regs. 3, 5, 6
  28/2000, ss. 1 (2), sch. 1
Fees prescribed. S. I. No. 433 of 1997, rl. 4, sch. 4
Rstrct. 37/1976, s.6 (3)
Saving for. S. I. No. 101 of 1988, reg. 8
S.8 (1) (2), applic. rstrct. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1, pt. 2, par. 18
S.8 (4) (5), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, regs 1(2), 3, 5
S.9 (2) (3), applic. rstrct. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1, pt. 2, par. 18
S.9 (5)-(7), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 3
S.9 (6) (7), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 5
S. 10(2) application restricted S.I. No. 26 of 1993, reg. 1(2), 4
S.11, ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), sch. 1
S.12 (9), applic. of. 19/1968, ss. 2 (5) (a), 3 (5) (a)
S.13, appl. with mods. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1 (12)
S.14 (7A), subsec. ins. 24/1987, s.1
S.15 (2) (a), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 4 (1)
S.15 (2) (b), saving for. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 4 (2)
S.17 (2), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 7
S.17 (4) (b), applic. am. S. I. No. 36 of 1996, reg. 9
S.18 (2), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 6
S.18 (8) mod. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1 (6)
S.19 (2), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, reg. 7 (3)
S.22, ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1, pt. 2
S.23, rep. prosp. 11/1981, ss. 32 (2), 33 (3), sch., pt. 2
Ss. 24, 25, 26, 27, ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (3), 10, sch. 1, pt. 2
S.26, s. 28/1998, s.2
S.27 (1) (4) (5) (8)-(10), subsecs. substit. 24/1987, s.2
S.27 (9), subsec. substit. 28/1998, s.3 (a)
S.27 (10) (10A), subsecs. del. 28/1998, s.3 (b)
S.27 (10A), subsec. ins. 24/1987, s.2
S. 28 (1)(b) am. S.I. No. 3 of 1993, regs. 1(2), 4, sch. 1, pt. 3, column 3
Pt. 5 (ss. 29-42), ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1, pt. 2, par. 26
S.43, applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, regs. 10, 11
S.51, ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1
S.51 (3) (4), applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 158 of 1995, regs. 3, 5
S.54, ctd., transit. period. 28/2000, ss. 1 (2), 10, sch. 1 (11)
S.56 am. 14/1989, ss. 7, 8 (3)
  15/1989, ss. 6, 7 (3)
S.56, constr. of refs. am. 11/1997, ss. 1 (4), 66 (2)
S.56 (1) am. 11/1997, ss. 1 (4), 66 (1) (a) (3)
S.56 (2) am. 11/1997, ss. 1 (4), 66 (1) (b)
S.56 (3) am. 11/1997, ss. 1 (4), 66 (1) (c)
S.56 (5) am. 11/1997, ss. 1 (4), 66 (1) (d)
S.57 appl. 23/1969, s.21
  2/1990, s.2 (7)
  38/1998, ss. 1 (2), 34
S.57 (1A) (1B), subsecs. ins. 38/1998, ss. 1 (2), 20

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2(1) Copyright Act 1963 (Commencement) Order 1964 (S.I. No. 177 of 1964)
S. 12(6) Copyright (Publication of Certain Works) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 180 of 1964)
S. 13 Copyright (Royalties on Records) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 179 of 1964)
S. 28 Copyright (Customs) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 231 of 1964
S. 35 Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1993 (S.I. No. 218 of 1993)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before the Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1992 (S.I. No. 149 of 1992)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1991 (S.I. No. 105 of 1991)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (S.I. No. 204 of 1964
S. 36 Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1993 (S.I. No. 218 of 1993)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before the Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1992 (S.I. No. 149 of 1992)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (Amendment) Rules 1991 (S.I. No. 105 of 1991)
  Copyright (Proceedings Before The Controller) Rules 1964 (S.I. No. 204 of 1964
S. 43 Copyright (Foreign Countries) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 36 of 1996)
  Copyright (Republic of Indonesia) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 155 of 1988)
  Copyright (Foreign Countries) (No. 2) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 133 of 1978)
  Copyright (Foreign Countries) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 132 of 1978)
S. 45(1) Copyright (Extended Application) Order 1991 (An tOrdú Coipchirt (Feidhm a Leathnú) 1991 (S.I. No. 101 of 1991)
S. 55(3) Copyright (Register of Dramatic Works) Rules 1964 (S.I. No. 178 of 1964)
S. 56(1) Copyright (Exception From Delivery of Books To Certain Libraries) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 181 of 1964