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Sec 42A, Copyright Act 1957: Power to restrict rights of foreign broadcasting organisations & performers

Section 42A (Power to restrict rights of foreign broadcasting organisations and performers) under Chapter IX (International Copyright) of the Copyright Act 1957

❝If it appears to the Central Government that a foreign country does not give or has not undertaken to give adequate protection to rights of broadcasting organisations or performers, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, direct that such of the provisions of this Act as confer right to broadcasting organisations or performers, as the case may be, shall not apply to broadcasting organisations or performers whereof are based or incorporated in such foreign country or are subjects or citizens of such foreign country and are not incorporated or domiciled in India, and thereupon those provisions shall not apply to such broadcasting organisations or performers.❞


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Notes:

Section 42A of the Copyright Act 1957 was :
- inserted by the Copyright (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 49 of 1999), sec. 6, w.e.f. 15-Jan-2000.

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