THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 2001
No. 12 of 2001
Date of Assent: 31st December, 2001
Date of Commencement: .31st December, 2001
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
PART I - PRELIMINARY
I-Short title and commencement.
PART II – ADMINISTRATION
3-Establishment and incorporation of the Board.
5-Functions of the Board.
6-Composition of the Board.
7-Functions and powers of the Board.
8-Conduct of business and affairs of the Board.
9-Remuneration of Board members.
10-Delegation by the Board.
12-Staff of the Board.
13- The common seal of the Board.
14-Protection from personal liability.
15-Liability of the Board for damages.
16-Funds of the Board.
19-Accounts and audit.
20-lnvestment of funds.
PART III - COPYRIGHT AND OTHER RELATED RIGHTS
22-Works eligible for copyright.
23-Copyright by virtue of nationality or residence and duration of copyright.
24-Copyright by reference to country of origin.
25-Copyright in works of Government and international bodies.
26-Nature of Copyright in literary, musical or artistic works and audio-visual works.
27-Broadcasting of works incorporated in audio-visual works..
28-Nature of copyright in sound recording.
29-Nature of copyright in broadcasts.
30-Rights of performers.
3 I - First ownership of copyright.
32-Moral rights of an author.
33-Assignment and licences.
34-Rights of action and remedies of exclusive licensee and sub-licensee.