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

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Year of Version:
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
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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