Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984

Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984  (1984) 
Marais Viljoen, as State President of the Republic of South Africa

This presidential proclamation, number 99 of 1984 published on 22 June 1984 in Government Gazette No. 9268, brought the Copyright Amendment Act, 1984 (except for section 7), into force on that date. Section 7 was intended to be brought into proclamation in 1989 by Proclamation No. 108 of 1985, but it was later withdrawn.

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.

This work is in the public domain because it was created and first published in South Africa and it is an official text of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or an official translation of such a text.

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."