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Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2009 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The seven hundred and eighty-eighth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2009

  • Published by Government Gazette on 31 December 2009
  • Assented to on 31 December 2009
  • Commenced on 31 December 2009
AN ACT to amend the Copyright Act, 2005 (Act 690) to revise the provision on the security device; provide an arrangement for the collection of royalties and for related matters.ENACTED by the President and Parliament:

1. Section 25 of Act 690 amended

Section 25 of the Copyright Act, 2005 (Act 690) referred to as the principal enactment is amended by the insertion of new subsections (2a) (2b) (2c) and (2d)"(2a) Despite subsection (1), a manufacturer, importer or publisher of a sound or audio visual recording may use an alternative security device chosen by that manufacturer, importer or publisher and approved by the Minister to cover the number of copyright works that the manufacturer, importer or publisher intends to sell or distribute.
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