South Africa

Performers' Protection Act 1967 (Act No. 11 of 1967)

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Year of Version1967
Entry into force: December 30, 1967
Adopted: February 10, 1967
Type of Text Main IP Laws
Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
NotesThe notification by South Africa to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Act provides for the protection of performances of literary, musical and artistic works staged in South Africa or in a Rome Convention country where protection is granted to South African performances. The duration of such protection is 20 years.
This Act is in the process of amendment to ensure compliance with provisions of the TRIPS Agreement. Said amendments are aimed at:
(1) Providing for the te
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Performers' Protection Act 1967 (Act No. 11 of 1967)
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