Consultation outcome

Transitional provisions for the repeal of section 52 of the CDPA

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Transitional provisions for the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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Detail of outcome

The response document provides a summary of the key points raised by respondents and the government’s response to these issues.

It also sets out the government’s decision on when it will implement the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and the transitional provisions.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on how and when to implement the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

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Consultation description

The government has launched a consultation to hear views on when to implement the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988. The repeal of section 52 of the CDPA will remove a permitted act in law that reduces the term of copyright protection for artistic works that have been industrially manufactured.

This consultation invites views and seeks evidence on the potential impact of the government’s proposal to implement the repeal on 6 April 2018.

Documents

Transitional provisions for the repeal of section 52 of the CDPA

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Published 15 September 2014
Last updated 18 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. The response document on Transitional provisions for the repeal of section 52 of the CDPA added.
  2. First published.