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Part 1


1. Works eligible for copyright

(1) Subject to this section, the following shall be eligible for copyright-
(a) literary works;
(b) musical works;
(c) artistic works;
(d) cinematograph films;
(e) sound recordings; and
(f) broadcasts.

(2) A literary, musical or artistic work shall not be eligible for copyright unless-
(a) sufficient effort has been expended on making the work to give it an original character;
(b) the work has been fixed in any definite medium of expression now known or later to be developed, from which it can be perceived, reproduced or otherwise communicated either directly or with the aid of any machine or device.

(3) An artistic work shall not be eligible for copyright, if at the time when the work is made, it is intended by the author to be used as a model or pattern to be multiplied by any industrial process.

(4) A work shall not be ineligible for copyright by reason only that the making of the work or the doing of any act in relation to the work involved an infringement of copyright in some other work.

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