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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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158 Countries ceasing to be colonies.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following provisions apply where a country to which this Part has been extended ceases to be a colony of the United Kingdom.

(2)As from the date on which it ceases to be a colony it shall cease to be regarded as a country to which this Part extends for the purposes of—

(a)section 160(2)(a) (denial of copyright protection to citizens of countries not giving adequate protection to British works), and

(b)sections 163 and 165 (Crown and Parliamentary copyright).

(3)But it shall continue to be treated as a country to which this Part extends for the purposes of sections 154 to 156 (qualification for copyright protection) until—

(a)an Order in Council is made in respect of that country under section 159 (application of this Part to countries to which it does not extend), or

(b)an Order in Council is made declaring that it shall cease to be so treated by reason of the fact that the provisions of this Part as part of the law of that country have been repealed or amended.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an Order in Council under subsection (3)(b) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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C9Pt. 1: power to extend conferred (27.4.2017) by Digital Economy Act 2017 (c. 30), ss. 118(1), 119(7)(8)(a)

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