Copyright Regulations, 2010 (L.I. 1962)

Regulation 7—Application for approval to purchase security device(1) Subject to subregulation (5), a person who manufactures, produces, reproduces or imports a sound recording or audiovisual work for sale, rental, lending or otherwise for distribution to the public, shall apply to the Minister for approval to purchase a security device as specified in the Form C of the Second Schedule.(2) An application to purchase a security device shall specify the(a) name of the author,(b) number of copies of the work(i) imported,(ii) manufactured,(iii) produced,(iv) reproduced, or(v) to be distributed, and(c) country of origin in the case of imported works.(3) The application shall be accompanied with documents that prove ownership or reproductive right to the sound recording or audiovisual works.(4) An importer who applies for approval shall in addition to any requirements under sub-regulation (2), attach to the application, a valid contract with the copyright owner which permits the importation of the work into the country.(5) This regulation does not apply to a manufacturer, producer, or importer who chooses to use an alternative security device; but that manufacturer, producer or importer shall attach to the application to the Minister for approval to use the alternative security device,(a) documents that prove the ownership or reproductive right to the sound recording or audio visual work; or(b) a valid contract with the copyright owner which permits the importation of the work into the country, in the case of an importer.

Procedures to Follow




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Responsible Institution

Copyright Office

Accra
Email:info@copyright.gov.gh
Website:info@copyright.gov.gh

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Fees & Charges




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