Committee for Economic Development - P.2020/140
The States are asked to decide: -
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter, entitled "Proposed Amendment to the Copyright (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2005", dated 30th July 2020, of the Committee forEconomic Development, they are of the opinion to:-
1. Amend section 56 of the Copyright (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2005, to (i) extend the exception to apply to all types of media (including audio-visual works and sound recordings), (ii), extend application of the exception to curators of museums and galleries, and (iii) enable multiple copies to be made.
2. Direct the preparation of such legislation as may be necessary to give effect to the above decision.
The Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.