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Name Infringement of protected right
Description Section 25. Infringement of protected right: (1) Any one who carries out the following act shall be considered to have infringed the right protected under this Act:- (a) To reproduce copies of a work or sound recording and sell and distribute them or publicly communicate or rent them with commercial or any other motive with or without deriving economic benefits without authorization of the author or the copyright owner or by infringing the terms contained in the agreement or license notwithstanding that such authorization has been obtained, (b) To do advertisement or publicize by copying a work belonging to another person with a motive of taking advantage of the reputation gained by that work, (c) To make work of another subject or nature by changing the form and language of a work belonging to another person with a motive of deriving economic benefit, (d) To make an attempt to take benefit by adapting any work directly or indirectly with intention of making the viewer, listener or reader believe it to be another work through advertisement or by any other means, (e) To import, produce or rent any equipment or device prepared with intention of circumventing any device designed to discourage the unauthorized reproduction, (f) To produce or import, with intent to sell, any equipment facilitating unauthorized reception of a program broadcast by encrypting it in a code language, g) To import, sell, distribute and use a mechanical device prepared with a sole object of infringing the copyright, except those mentioned in Clauses (e) and (f). (2) No one shall, with knowledge of publication of any work or sound recording or where there is adequate ground to believe it, sell and distribute and rent copies of work or sound recording so published, in contravention of subsection (1).
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Validity From 2002-08-15
Validity To 9999-12-31
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Agency Ministry of Industry
Created Date 2017-02-20 13:52:04.0
Update Date 2017-02-20 13:52:04.0
Status Active
Measure Type Rights
Legal/Regulation The Copyright Act, 2059 (2002)
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