GOVERNMENT NOTICE NO. ……………. published on………
THE COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS ACT, 1999
(NO. 7 OF 1999)
Made under section 45
THE COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS (PRODUCTION AND
DISTRIBUTION OF SOUND AND AUDIOVISUAL RECORDINGS)
These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright and
Neighbouring Rights (Production and Distribution of Sound and
Audiovisual Recordings) Regulations, 2006.
2. A person shall not produce, distribute or import for
distribution sound recordings or audio-visual recordings in Tanzania
except under a licence issued by the Copyright Society of Tanzania
under these Regulations referred to as the “Society”.
3. An adhesive label, in these Regulations referred to as the
HAKIGRAM, shall be affixed to each and every sound recording or
audio-visual recording which is distributed or offered or otherwise
exposed to the public for distribution by way of sale, hire, rental or
otherwise within the United Republic.
4. The HAKIRAM shall be delivered exclusively by the Society
after verification that the sound recordings or audio-visual recordings
have been produced and published in the United Republic or imported
into the country without infringing any copyrights granted by the Act.