Commentary

210 Savings and transitional provisions

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210 Savings and transitional provisions

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210 Savings and transitional provisions

The database right applies to qualifying databases made before 1 January 1998 as it does to databases made on or after this date1. However, agreements made before this date will be unaffected2 and no act done before this date or after this date in pursuance of an agreement made before this date shall infringe the database right3.

Where a database was created on or before 27 March 1996 and is a copyright work immediately before 1 January 1998, the copyright continues to subsist in the database for the remainder of

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