Changes to copyright law
Guidance on the changes to copyright law and how they might have an impact on you.
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These changes to copyright law affect how you can use content like:
They introduce greater freedom in copyright law to allow third parties to use copyright works for a variety of economically and/or socially valuable purposes, without the need to seek permission from copyright owners.
Protections for the interests of copyright owners and creators are built in to the proposed changes.
Published: 27 March 2014
Updated: 18 November 2014
- The crown copyright notice and the terms of OGL displayed within each booklet has been updated in line with National Archives new requirements.
- 8 new exception to copyright guidance booklets updated because of 1 October 2014 legislation changes.
- First published.