Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1989

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Commencement of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1989  (1989) 
P. W. Botha, as State President of the Republic of South Africa

This presidential proclamation, number R. 129 of 1989 published on 21 July 1989 in Government Gazette No. 12015, set the date that the Copyright Amendment Act, 1989 came into force.

Copyright Amendment Act, 1989
(Act No. 61 of 1989)

By virtue of the powers vested in me by section 5 of the Copyright Amendment Act, 1989, I fix 1 August 1989 as the date on which the said Act shall come into operation.

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Republic of South Africa at Cape Town on this Thirtieth day of June, One thousand Nine hundred and Eighty-nine.

P. W. Botha,
State President.

By Order of the State President-in-Council:

D. W. Steyn,
Minister of the Cabinet.

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