Commentary

68 Lending of copies by libraries or archives

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
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68 Lending of copies by libraries or archives

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68 Lending of copies by libraries or archives

Copyright in a work of any description is not infringed by the following acts by a public library in relation to a book within the public lending right scheme:

  1. 68.1

        lending the book;

  2. 68.2

        in relation to an audio-book or e-book, copying or issuing a copy of the book as an act incidental to lending it1.

Copyright in a work is not infringed by the lending of copies of the work by a library or archive (other than a public library) which is not conducted for profit2.

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