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43 Introduction

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H: PERMITTED ACTS

1: GENERAL

43 Introduction

There are a number of acts (‘permitted acts’) which may be done notwithstanding the subsistence of copyright in a work, even though they involve the doing of an act otherwise restricted by the copyright in the work in question. The permitted acts are therefore exceptions to the restricted acts. An act may fall within one or more of the permitted acts.

Where a section dealing with a permitted act does not mention any particular description of copyright work, then that act will not infringe the copyright in any type of copyright work1

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