Part 11 Miscellaneous provisions

225 Rights and privileges under other enactments or common law

(1)

Nothing in this Act affects—

(a)

any right or privilege of any person under any other enactment:

(b)

any right or privilege of the Crown existing otherwise than under an enactment:

(c)

any right or privilege of the House of Representatives:

(d)

the right of the Crown or any person deriving title from the Crown to sell, use, or otherwise deal with objects forfeited under the laws relating to customs and excise:

(e)

the operation of any rule of equity relating to breaches of trust or confidence.

(2)

Subject to subsection (1), no copyright or right in the nature of copyright shall exist otherwise than under this Act or some other enactment in that behalf.

(3)

Nothing in this Act affects any rule of law preventing or restricting the enforcement of copyright, on grounds of public interest or otherwise.

(4)

Nothing in this Act affects any right of action or other remedy, whether civil or criminal, available otherwise than under this Act in respect of acts infringing any of the rights conferred by Part 4.

Compare: 1962 No 33 ss 5, 67; Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 s 171 (UK)