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Olympic (1976) Act (S.C. 1973-74, c. 31)

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Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

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Marginal note:Where copyright vests in corporation

  •  (1) For the purposes of and notwithstanding the Copyright Act, copyright in any model, painting, drawing, engraving, photograph, cinephotograph or other reproduction

    • (a) made of any artistic work or architectural work of art, as defined in that Act, while that work is located or intended for location on one of the sites of the Olympic, or

    • (b) made of one of the sites of the Olympic or any part thereof,

    is hereby vested in the Olympic Corporation and that corporation is the owner of the copyright therein.

  • Marginal note:Term for which copyright vests

    (2) The term for which copyright vests in the Olympic Corporation for the purposes of this section ends on the 31st day of December, 1976, and thereupon copyright in the works by this section vested in the Olympic Corporation shall revest and subsist, in accordance with the Copyright Act, in the persons who, but for this section, would be the owners thereof.

  • Marginal note:Legal proceedings preserved

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), any action, suit or other legal proceeding in which the cause of action arises before January 1st, 1977, and any appeal from judgment therein, is not affected by reason of the revesting of copyright under that subsection.

  • Marginal note:When copyright deemed infringed

    (4) In any action for infringement of or other legal proceeding respecting copyright by this section vested in the Olympic Corporation,

    • (a) any copy of a work containing, indicating or implying a reference to the Olympic shall, unless the contrary is proved, be presumed to be an infringing copy;

    • (b) any copy of a work that is displayed for sale, sold or distributed in a manner indicating or implying a reference to the Olympic shall, unless the contrary is proved, be presumed to be an infringing copy; and

    • (c) it shall be presumed that any infringing copy will occasion immediate and irreparable injury to the Olympic Corporation.

  • Marginal note:Application of provisions of Copyright Act

    (5) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all the provisions of the Copyright Act apply mutatis mutandis to the copyright of which the Olympic Corporation is deemed to be the owner by virtue of this section.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 68, s. 4

Reports to Parliament

Marginal note:Report of Minister of Finance

  •  (1) Not later than forty-five days after the expiration of March 1974, and the expiration of every sixth month thereafter, the Minister of Finance shall prepare a report upon all matters for which he has responsibility relating to the Olympic coins including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing,

    • (a) the costs incurred with respect to the minting of Olympic coins;

    • (b) the amount of Olympic coins issued pursuant to this Act;

    • (c) the respective dates and denominations of such Olympic coins;

    • (d) the respective standard weight, standard millesimal fineness and remedy allowance prescribed in respect of such Olympic coins by date and denomination thereof;

    • (e) the amount and other particulars of any Olympic coins redeemed by the Minister of Finance and the net costs of any such redemption; and

    • (f) the aggregate amount of all payments made to the Olympic Corporation pursuant to this Act.

  • Marginal note:Report of Postmaster General

    (2) Not later than forty-five days after the expiration of March 1974, and the expiration of every sixth month thereafter, the Postmaster General shall prepare a report upon all matters for which he has responsibility relating to the Olympic coins including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing,

    • (a) all administrative, merchandising, distribution, promotion and other costs incurred by Canada within and outside Canada in connection with the distribution and sale of Olympic coins; and

    • (b) particulars of any commission, discount or other advantage paid, allowed or given by the Postmaster General to any person in connection with the distribution, promotion or sale of Olympic coins within or outside Canada, together with the name and address of any such person.

  • Marginal note:Tabling in Parliament

    (3) The reports required to be prepared pursuant to this section shall be laid before Parliament within fifteen days after they have been prepared or, if Parliament is not then sitting, within the first fifteen days next thereafter that Parliament is sitting.

  • Marginal note:Debate on motion to refer report to standing committee

    (4) Where a motion for the consideration of the House of Commons that a report laid before Parliament pursuant to this section be referred to a particular standing committee of the House is signed by not less than sixty members of the House and filed with the Speaker, the House of Commons shall, within the first thirty days next after the motion is filed that the House is sitting, take up and consider the motion in accordance with the rules of the House.

  • 1973-74, c. 31, s. 13
  • 1974-75-76, c. 68, s. 4
 

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