Copyright law of Nepal

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The Copyright Act, 2002
प्रतिलिपि अधिकार ऐन, २०५९
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An act made to provide for copyright.
CitationAct No. 8 of 2059 (2002)
Enacted byParliament of Nepal
Date enacted15 August 2002
Date of Royal Assent15 August 2002
Date commenced15 August 2002
Amends
Some Nepal Acts relating to Export and Import and Intellectual Property Act, 2063 (2006)
Status: Current legislation

The Copyright law of Nepal governs copyright, the right to control the use and distribution of artistic and creative works in Nepal and also encourages the creation of art and culture by rewarding authors and artists with a set of exclusive rights.[1] It is embodied in the Copyright Act, 2059 (2002), the Copyright Rule, 2061 (2004) and their amendments. Nepal Copyright Registrar's Office handles copyright registration, recording of copyright transfers and other administrative aspects of copyright law.

The Copyright Act, 2002 (Nepali: प्रतिलिपि अधिकार ऐन, २०५९) was enacted by Parliament of Nepal and came into force on 15 August 2002. It repealed the previous Copyright Act, 2022 (1965).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Copyright Protection in Nepal". Solar Law Associates. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "Nepal moves towards new copyright legislation". AccessMyLibrary via BBC Monitoring. February 12, 2003. Retrieved February 18, 2013.

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