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Chapter: 3

Chapter: 3
Term of protection of Copyright
14. Term of protection of copyright :

(1) The economic and moral rights available to the author under this Act shall be protected throughout the life of the author and in the case of his/her death until fifty years computed from the year of his death.
(2) The economic and moral rights over the work prepared jointly shall be protected for fifty years computed from the year of death of the last
surviving author.
(3) The economic and moral right of the work prepared pursuant to Clauses (b) and (c) or Sub-section (2) of Section 6 shall be protected until fifty
years from the date of first publication of such work or the date on which the work is made public, whichever is earlier.
(4) The economic and moral right of the work published anonymously or with pseudonym name shall be protected until fifty years from the date of first
publication of such work or the date on which the work is made public, whichever is earlier.
Provided, however, that in cases where the name of author is published   within that period of time, the protection referred to in Sub-section (1) or (5)
shall be available depending on the case.
(5) The economic and moral right of a work relating to applied art and photographic work shall be protected until twenty-five years from the year of
preparation of such work.

15. Term of protection of work published after the death of author :
Notwithstanding anything contained in Section 14, the work published after the death of the author where there is only one author of such work and after the
death of one of the authors where there are two or more authors shall be protected until fifty years from the year of publication of that work.

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