Mauritius

The Copyright Act 2014 (Act No. 2 of 2014)

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Year of Version:
2014
Dates:
Entry into force: July 31, 2014
Assented: April 21, 2014
Enacted: April 21, 2014
Passed: April 1, 2014
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Cultural Expressions, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The notification by Mauritius to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The purpose of the Copyright Act 2014 is to provide for more effective protection of copyrights and related to rights holders. Its main objectives are to:
(i) be compliant with the WCT and the WPPT;
(ii) address the issues related to the internet and piracy;
(iii) provide for protection to performers, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organizations and computer software and databases in addition
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Available Texts:
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MU024