24 Duration of copyright in communication works

(1)

Copyright in a communication work expires at the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the communication work is first communicated to the public.

(2)

Copyright in a repeated communication work expires at the same time as copyright in the initial communication work expires.

(3)

There is no copyright in a repeated communication work that is communicated to the public after copyright in the initial communication work has expired.

Section 24: substituted, on 31 October 2008, by section 16 of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 27).