This work formerly enjoyed copyright in Singapore but is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired. According to the Copyright Act (Cap. 63) of Singapore:
copyright has expired if ...
pursuant to ...
a literary, dramatic or musical work that, before the death of the author:
had not been published;
had not been performed in public;
had not been broadcast;
had not been included in a cable programme; and
records of the work had not been offered or exposed for sale to the public
70 years have passed since the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published, performed in public, or broadcast, or included in a cable programme, or in which records of the work were first offered or exposed for sale to the public, whichever is the earliest of those events to happen (that is, it was first made available to the public before or in 1944)
an engraving not published before the death of the author
70 years have passed since the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published (that is, it was first published before or in 1944)
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