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EXTENSION OR RESTRICTION OF OPERATION OF ACT
Chapter 4
SECTION 37     Application of Act to countries to which it does not extend
1)    The Minister may by notice in the Gazette provide that any provision of this Act specified in the notice shall in the case of any country so specified apply -
    (a)in relation to literary ......or artistic works ...... cinematograph films ........and published editions first published in that country as it applies in relation to literary .......or artistic works ........ cinematograph films ....... and published editions first published in the Republic;
    (b)in relation to persons who at a material time are citizens or subjects of that country as it applies in relation to persons who at such time are South African citizens.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Chapter 5
SECTION 43   Application to work made before commencement of Act
This Act shall apply in relation to works made before the commencement of this Act as it applies in relation to works made thereafter: Provided that -
    (a)nothing in this Act contained shall -
      (i)subject to paragraph (d), affect the ownership, duration or existence of any copyright which subsists under the Copyright Act, 1965 (Act No. 63 of 1965); or
      (ii)subject to paragraph (c), be construed as creating copyright in any type of work in which copyright could not subsist prior to 11 September 1965.
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