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Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003

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6Regulations: deposit of non-print publications

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(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations supplementing sections 1 and 2 as they apply to works published in media other than print.

(2)Regulations under this section may in particular—

(a)make provision about the time at which or the circumstances in which any deposit library becomes or ceases to be entitled to delivery under section 1;

(b)require the person mentioned in section 1(1) to deliver, with the copy of the work, a copy of any computer program and any information necessary in order to access the work, and a copy of any manual and other material that accompanies the work and is made available to the public;

(c)require delivery within a time prescribed by reference to publication or another event;

(d)permit or require delivery by electronic means;

(e)where a work is produced for publication in copies of differing quality, specify the quality of copies to be delivered;

(f)where a work is published or made available to the public in different formats, provide for the format in which any copy is to be delivered to be determined in accordance with requirements specified (generally or in a particular case) by the deposit libraries or any of them;

(g)make provision as to the circumstances in which works published on line are or are not to be treated as published in the United Kingdom;

(h)specify the medium in which a copy of a work published on line is to be delivered.

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