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Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984

Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984

Under and by virtue of the powers vested in me by section 15 (1) of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984 (Act 52 of 1984), I hereby declare that the said Act with the exception of section 7 shall come into operation on publication hereof.

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Republic of South Africa at Pretoria this Twenty-first day of May, One thousand Nine hundred and Eighty-four.

M. Viljoen, State President.

By Order of the State President-in-Council:

D. J. de Villiers.

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According to the Copyright Act, 1978, § 12 (8) (a), "No copyright shall subsist in official texts of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or in official translations of such texts."