| Commentary

54 Illustration for instruction

| Commentary

54 Illustration for instruction

The provisions which allowed the copying of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works for the purposes of teaching, so long as it is not done by means of a reprographic process, have been replaced with a new general ‘fair dealing’ exception, designed to reflect the need for teachers to use digital technology, and so allowing copying of any works in any medium, subject to certain conditions. This exception has been introduced by regulations1, which came into force on 1 June 2014.

Fair dealing2 with a work for the sole purpose of illustration for instruction does not infringe

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