Singapore’s Copyright Law

Singapore’s Copyright Act of 1987, as revised in 2006, contains comprehensive provisions regulating copyright in Singapore’s original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works. Recent changes in the law affect the permissible uses of copyrighted material by certain sectors of the population.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the role of the Copyright Tribunal?
How have recent changes to the Copyright Act helped the visually handicapped and other groups in Singapore?
What other recent changes to the Copyright Act serve to limit the use of protected materials?


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