| Commentary

40.6 Infringement by adaptation

| Commentary

40.6 Infringement by adaptation

The making of an adaptation is an act restricted by the copyright in a literary, dramatic or musical work. For these purposes, an adaptation is made when it is recorded, in writing or otherwise1. The doing of any of the specified restricted acts2 in relation to an adaptation of a literary, dramatic or musical work is also an act restricted by the copyright in such work, and it is immaterial whether the adaptation has been recorded in writing or otherwise at the time when the restricted act is done3.

‘Adaptation’ is defined as follows:

  1. 40.6.1

        in relation

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