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Copyright guide

Radio and television broadcasts

Taping programs for the purpose of showing in class

It is permissible to make, at the time of its communication to the public by telecommunication, a single copy of a television broadcast for the purposes of performing the copy for the students of the University, on the University’s premises, for educational or training purposes. In the case of a news program or a news commentary program, excluding documentaries, the copy may be retained infinitely. Otherwise, a copy of any other broadcast, including documentaries, may be kept for up to thirty (30) days.

Live broadcasts in the classroom

Live radio and television programs may be shown in the classroom while being broadcast.

Exceptions for examinations

You can reproduce and perform a copyrighted work, on the premises of an educational institution, if it is for a test or examination and is not commercially available.

page last updated on: Thursday 14 September 2017
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