Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1983

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Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1983  (1983) 
Marais Viljoen, as State President of the Republic of South Africa
This presidential proclamation, number 155 of 1983 published on 14 October 1983 in Government Gazette No. 8928, set the date that the Copyright Amendment Act, 1983, came into force, except for sections 4 and 5, which have not yet been brought into force.

Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1983

Under and by virtue of the powers vested in me by section 6 of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1983 (Act 66 of 1983), I hereby declare that the said Act with the exception of sections 4 and 5 shall come into operation on 17 October 1983.

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Republic of South Africa at Pretoria this Fifth day of October, One thousand Nine hundred and Eighty-three.

M. Viljoen, State President.

By Order of the State President-in-Council:

D. J. de Villiers.

This work is in the public domain because it was created and first published in South Africa and it is an official text of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or an official translation of such a text.

According to the Copyright Act, 1978, § 12 (8) (a), "No copyright shall subsist in official texts of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or in official translations of such texts."