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Copyright Act, 2022

Copyright Act, 2022

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This is an Act that repealed the Copyright Act, Cap C28, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, and enacted the Copyright Act 2022 to Provide for the Regulation, Protection, and Administration Of Copyright; and Related Matters.

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The Act has the 17th Day of March 2023 as its commencement date and was enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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The objectives of this Act are to —
(a) protect the rights of authors to ensure just rewards and recognition for their intellectual efforts ;
(b) provide appropriate limitations and exceptions to guarantee access to creative works ;
(c) facilitate Nigeria’s compliance with obligations arising from relevant international copyright treaties and conventions; and
(d) enhance the capacity of the Nigerian Copyright Commission for effective regulation, administration, and enforcement of the provisions of this Act.

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