Copyright Act 1988

The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, is the current UK copyright law. It gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the right to control the ways in which their material may be used.

Local institutes will need to obtain permission from copyright holders before using copyright materials.

More information can be obtained from the www.gov.uk website.

For information on Licensing Bodies click Licensing bodies for an overview copywriting your institutes work click GOV - Copyright

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