[Fsfe-ie] copyright lawyerly questions?

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Wed Dec 10 02:27:46 CET 2003

Ian Clarke writes:
>James Heald wrote:
>>> Perhaps this is a nobrainer - but is there a concept of fair use in 
>>> Irish copyright law?  This is relevant because there is no such 
>>> concept under British law, but there is (obviously) under US law.
>> Exceptions to copyright in UK law:
>> As I rule I think we should do our best to Read The Friendly Manual 
>> first, or at least make our best effort to, before asking very general 
>> questions.
>Again, maybe I am being an idiot - but you are talking about UK 
>copyright law, my question was about Irish copyright law.

There does seem to be a large section on "Fair Dealing" in chapter 6 of
the Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000:



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