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The Copyright (Status of Former Dependent Territories) Order 1990

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Copyright (Status of Former Dependent Territories) Order 1990 and shall come into force on 22nd August 1990.

2.  It is hereby declared for the purposes of paragraph 37(1) of Schedule 1 to the Act (copyright status of former dependent territories) that immediately before the commencement of Part I of the Act on1st August 1989 each of the countries specified in Schedule 1 to this Order was a country to which the Copyright Act 1956(1) extended or was treated as such a country by virtue of paragraph 39(2) of Schedule 7 to that Act (countries to which the Copyright Act 1911(2) extended or was treated as extending).

3.  It is hereby declared that each of the countries specified in Schedule 2 to this Order shall cease to be treated as a country to which Part I of the Act extends for the purposes of sections 154 to 156 of the Act (qualification for copyright protection) by reason of the fact that the provisions of the Copyright Act 1956 or, as the case may be, the Copyright Act 1911,which extended there as part of the law of that country have been repealed or amended.

G. I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

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