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The Copyright (Computer Programs) Regulations 1992

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Meaning of “adaptation” in relation to a computer program

5.—(1) In section 21 (infringement by making adaptation), in subsection (3) (meaning of “adaptation”) in paragraph (a) after “literary” insert “work, other than a computer program,”.

(2) After that paragraph of that subsection insert—

(ab)in relation to a computer program, means an arrangement or altered version of the program or a translation of it;.

(3) In subsection (4) of that section (meaning of “translation” in relation to computer programs), omit the words “, otherwise than incidentally in the course of running the program”.

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