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This page provides an overview of copyright rules of Algeria relevant to uploading works into Wikimedia Commons. Note that any work originating in Algeria must be in the public domain, or available under a free license, in both Algeria and the United States before it can be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons. If there is any doubt about the copyright status of a work from Algeria, refer to the relevant laws for clarification.

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Hintergrund

Algeria was a French colony from the mid-19th century until 1962, when it became an independent republic following the March 1962 Evian agreements.

Algeria has been a member of the Berne Convention since 19 April 1998 and the WIPO treaty since 31 January 2014, as well as a signatory to various other international treaties.[1]

As of 2018 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, listed Ordinance No. 03-05 of 19 Joumada El Oula 1424 corresponding to July 19, 2003 on Copyright and Related Rights as the main copyright law.[1] WIPO holds the text of this law in their WIPO Lex database.[2] The Wayback Machine holds the French language version.[3]

Dauer

According to Ordinance No. 03-05 of 19 Joumada El Oula 1424 corresponding to July 19, 2003,

  • Material rights are protected throughout the author's life, and for 50 years from the beginning of the Gregorian year following his death.[Law of 2003, Art.54]
  • For a joint work protection is for 50 years from the end of the Gregorian year following the death of the last surviving co-author.[Law of 2003, Art.55]
  • The protection period for a collective, pseudonymous, anonymous, posthumous or audiovisual work is 50 years from the end of the Gregorian year during which the work has been legally published for the first time. If the work has not been published within 50 years of its creation, the 50-year protection period is effective from the end of the Gregorian year during which it was publicly circulated. If the work has not been publicly circulated within 50 years from its creation, the 50-year protection period is effective from the end of the Gregorian year during which the work was created.[Law of 2003, Art.56–58, 60]
  • Pictorial and applied art works are protected for 50 years from creation.[Law of 2003, Art.59]

However, all photographs which were first published before January 1, 1987 are in the public domain, see {{PD-Algeria-photo-except}}.

Nicht geschützt

  • Protection shall not include ideas, concepts, principles, approaches, techniques, working procedures and patterns associated with intellectual work creation themselves, except to the extent they are enlisted, structured or arranged in the protected work, and in the format expression independent of their description, interpretation or clarification.[Law of 2003, Art.7]
  • State works, legally made available for public use in non-profit generating purposes, may be freely used subject to maintaining the work wellbeing and highlighting its source. State works, within the context of this article, shall mean works produced and published by various state institutions, local groups and public establishments of administrative nature.[Law of 2003, Art.9]
  • Approved protection of copyrights provided for herein shall not be granted to administrative laws, regulations, resolutions and administrative contracts issued by the state institutions, local groups, justice rulings and the official translation of these texts.[Law of 2003, Art.11]

Traditional cultural heritage: non-free

Under Algeria's 19 July 2003 Copyrights and Related Rights Act, works of traditional cultural heritage and national works considered as public property are granted special protection.[Law of 2003, Art.8] The National Bureau of Copyrights and Neighboring Rights protects these works.[Law of 2003, Art.139] Their use is subject to a license from the Bureau, and if the use is for profit a royalty is payable to the Bureau.[Law of 2003, Art.140]

Lizenzvorlagen

Siehe auch: Commons:Lizenzvorlagen

Währung

Siehe auch: Commons:Währung

  Nicht OK for the currency issued by the current Bank of Algeria. According to the Algerian 2003 copyright act,

  • State works, legally made available for public use in non-profit generating purposes, may be freely used subject to maintaining the work wellbeing and highlighting its source. State works, within the context of this article, shall mean works produced and published by various state institutions, local groups and public establishments of administrative nature.[Law of 2003, Art.9]

The non-commercial restriction that makes both coins or banknotes incompatible with Commons licensing policy. This does not apply to the banknotes and coins issued by the Banque de l'Algérie, the banking authority during French rule (until 1958), because it was not an official body of the current Algerian state. Copyright status of this currency is currently undetermined.

Panoramafreiheit

Siehe auch: Commons:Panoramafreiheit

 OK {{FoP-Algeria}}

According to article 50 of the Algerian copyright law 2003, it shall be lawful to reproduce or to communicate to the public, without authorization of the author and without remuneration, a work of architecture or the fine arts, a work of applied arts or a photographic work that is permanently situated in a public place, with the exception of art galleries, museums and classified cultural or natural sites.[Law of 2003, Art.50]

Siehe auch

Zitate

Caution: The above description may be inaccurate, incomplete and/or out of date, so must be treated with caution. Before you upload a file to Wikimedia Commons you should ensure it may be used freely. Siehe auch: Commons:Allgemeiner Haftungsausschluss