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The Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997

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20.—(1) Database right in a database which has been made available to the public in any manner is not infringed by fair dealing with a substantial part of its contents if—

(a)that part is extracted from the database by a person who is apart from this paragraph a lawful user of the database,

(b)it is extracted for the purpose of illustration for teaching or research and not for any commercial purpose, and

(c)the source is indicated.

(2) The provisions of Schedule 1 specify other acts which may be done in relation to a database notwithstanding the existence of database right.

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