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Copyright Act 1911

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Imperial Copyright

    1. Rights

      1. 1.Copyright

      2. 2.Infringement of copyright

      3. 3.Term of copyright

      4. 4.Compulsory licences

      5. 5.Ownership of copyright, &c

    2. Civil Remedies

      1. 6.Civil .remedies for infringement of copyright

      2. 7.Rights of owner against" persons possessing or dealing with infringing copies, &c

      3. 8.Exemption of innocent infringer from liability to pay damages, &c

      4. 9.Restriction on remedies in the case of architecture

      5. 10.Limitation of actions

    3. Summary Remedies

      1. 11.Penalties for dealing with infringing copies, &c

      2. 12.Appeals to quarter sessions

      3. 13.Extent of provisions as to summary remedies

    4. Importation of Copies

      1. 14.Importation of copies

    5. Delivery of Books to Libraries

      1. 15.Delivery of copies to British Museum and other libraries

    6. Special Provisions as to certain Works

      1. 16.Works of joint authors

      2. 17.Posthumous works

      3. 18.Provisions as to Government publications

      4. 19.Provisions as to mechanical instruments

      5. 20.Provision as to political speeches

      6. 21.Provisions as to photographs

      7. 22.Provisions as to designs registrable under 7 Edw. 7 c.29

      8. 23.Works of foreign authors first published in parts of His Majesty's dominions to which Act extends

      9. 24.Existing works

    7. Application to British Possessions

      1. 25.Application of Act to British Dominions

      2. 26.Legislative powers of self-governing Dominions

      3. 27.Power of Legislatures of British possessions to pass supplemental legislation

      4. 28.Application to protectorates

  3. Part II International Copyright

    1. 29.Power to extend Act to foreign works

    2. 30.Application of Part II to British possessions

  4. Part III Supplemental Provisions

    1. 31.Abrogation of common law rights

    2. 32.Provisions as to Orders in Council

    3. 33.Saving of university copyright

    4. 34.Saving of compensation to certain libraries

    5. 35.Interpretation

    6. 36.Repeal

    7. 37.Short title and commencement

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Existing Rights

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Enactments repealed

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