Legislation and Materials
Copyright Act No. 618/2003 of 4th December 2003 (pdf) Entered into force on January 1, 2004
General Remarks on Implementation
Law conforms with the EUCD.
Section 31 The Use of Work by Library or Archive (1) A library or archive may make without the authorisation of the author a copy,
a) of the work from its own collections, provided the purpose of the making of a copy is to satisfy the request of a natural person who will use that copy for the purpose of education or scientific research exclusively within the premises of library or archive,
b) of any work from its own collections, provided the purpose of the making of a copy is replacement, archiving or preservation of the original of work or of a copy thereof for the cases of loss or destruction or damage, or where the permanent collection is being constituted.
(2) There shall be no obligation to pay remuneration to the author for use of the work pursuant to Subsection (1).
(3) The provisions of Subsections (1) and (2) shall not prejudice the provisions of this act on the protection of measures to prevent unauthorised making of a copy of work as well as any other unauthorised acts (Section 59 to 61).
And other standard exceptions and limitations (Sections 24 – 38, Limitations of economic rights)