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Country-specific license tags show the reason why a file uploaded to Wikimedia Commons is in the public domain in its country of origin. If a file was created or first published outside the United States, another tag should show why it is in the public domain in the United States. A file may be in the public domain in its country of origin based on the date of death of the author, date of publication, type of work, organization that commissioned the work and so on.

See Commons:Pravidlá autorských práv podľa územia for details of country-specific rules. See Category:License tags by country for a complete list of country-specific license tags including public domain, free use and descriptive license tags.

The list below gives information "transcluded" from page sections that give the copyright tags specific to each country or territory. It may be incomplete. Tags are also given for the United Nations and the European Union.

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Click on a link in the box to the right for a complete list of all countries in a region (e.g. Africa), showing country-specific tags where available.

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COM:TAG United Nations

Organizacija združenih narodov

  • {{PD-US-no notice-UN}}: Work is excerpted from an official document of the United Nations published in the United States prior to 17 September 1987.
  • {{PD-UN-doc}}: Published by the United Nations without a copyright notice, was left in the public domain in order to disseminate "as widely as possible the ideas (contained) in the United Nations Publications". It falls into one of the following categories outlined in Administrative Instruction ST/AI/189/Add.9/Rev.2 (paragraph 2):
    • Official records (proceedings of conferences, verbatim and summary records, periodic supplements, compilations of resolutions, etc.)
    • United Nations documents issued with a UN document symbol
    • Public information material designed primarily to inform the public about United Nations activities (not including material that is offered for sale)
  • {{PD-UN-map}} – United Nations maps.

The following tags apply to works published in any country which has copyright legislation harmonized to the European Union directives.

  • {{PD-old-70}} – for works in the public domain because their copyright has expired in countries and areas copyrighting works for life plus 70 years or less.
  • {{PD-anon-70-EU}} – anonymous work more than 70 years old (European Union).
  • {{PD-EU-no author disclosure}} – anonymous work published more than 70 years ago without a public claim of authorship and no subsequent claim of authorship in the 70 years following its first publication (European Union).
  • {{PD-EEA}} – Image in the public domain because it is extracted from the European Environment Agency Website, whose material is in the public domain unless otherwise stated.
  • {{Attribution-Eur-Lex}} – for works of law of the European Union, as recorded on Eur-Lex
  • {{Attribution-Eurostat}} – for works from the European Union's statistical agency, Eurostat

Individual countries of the European Union may also have country-specific tags.

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COM:TAG Abkhazia

Abhazija

  • {{PD-AB-exempt}} for works that are not objects of copyright.
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COM:TAG Afghanistan

Afganistan

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COM:TAG Albania

Albanija

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COM:TAG Algeria

Alžirija

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COM:TAG Argentina

Argentina

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COM:TAG Armenia

Armenija

  • {{PD-Armenia}} – for anonymous works or pseudonymous works 70 years after creation, other works 70 years after the death of the (last-surviving) author, "expressions of traditional folklore and art" or "political speeches, speeches delivered in the court," or "official documents, legal acts, treaties and the official translations thereof, state emblems and signs (flags, coats of arms, medals, monetary signs)."
  • {{PD-AM-exempt}} – for works of folklore; communications on daily news or on current events that are press information; official documents (laws, decisions, decrees, etc.) as well as their official translations; state emblems and signs (flags, coats of arm (armorial bearings), medals (decorations), monetary signs, etc.); results obtained by technical means without the intervention of human creative activity.
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COM:TAG Australia

Avstralija

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COM:TAG Austria

Avstrija

  • {{PD-AustrianGov}} – for parts of laws, ordinances or official decrees issued by an Austrian federal or state authority and for works of those authorities intended predominantly for official use.
  • {{PD-Austria-1932}} – for photographic works published before 1932, or created before 1932 and not published for 20 years thereafter.
  • {{PD-StVZVO}} – for road signs published in ordinances or other regulations.
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COM:TAG Azerbaijan

Azerbajdžan

  • {{PD-AZ-exempt}} – for official documents (laws, court decisions, other texts of legislative, administrative or judicial character) and official translations thereof; State emblems and official signs (flags, armorial bearings, decorations, monetary signs and other State symbols and official signs); works of folklore, which have no signs of Article 5 of this law; communications concerning events and facts that have informational character.
  • {{President.az}} – The permission letter from the Press Secretary for the President of Azerbaijan is available here:
The are no restrictions on the full or partial use of textual, photographic, video and audio material featured on the official website of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the media outlets, internet resources and information carriers. This also applies to television channels, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, scientific publications and encyclopedias (including online encyclopedias).
Photographs are released under the conditions of the GFDL license which allows copying, distribution, reproduction and performance of a work, and creation of derivative works under the condition that the work is marked in a way stated by the Licensor and under the condition that the same license applies to all derivative works. Photographs are property of the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Please mark the photographs used as "Archive of the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan - www.president.az".
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COM:TAG Bahrain

Bahrajn

  • {{PD-Bahrain}} – for films 70 years from publication, for other works 70 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Bangladesh

Bangladeš

  • {{PD-Bangladesh}} - for photographs and films 60 years starting from the end of the year it was produced; for other works 60 years after the death of the author, or last-surviving author.
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COM:TAG Belgium

Belgija

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COM:TAG Belarus

Belorusija

  • {{PD-BY-exempt}} – for formal documents (laws, judgements, other texts of legal, administrative and judicial nature), and also their official translations; state symbols and signs (flag, coat of arms, anthem, awards, banknotes and other signs); works of folk arts, authors of which are not known.
  • {{PD-Belarus}} – for works 50 years after the author's (or last-surviving co-author) death or 50 years after the first legal publication of the work published under pseudonym or anonymously.
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COM:TAG Bulgaria

Bolgarija

  • {{PD-BG-exempt}} – for works exempt from copyright under Bulgaria law.
  • {{PD-BulgarianGov}} – for government works exempt from copyright under Bulgaria law.
  • {{PD-BGMFA}} — for works published on the website of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • {{President.bg}} — for works published on the website of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
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COM:TAG Bolivia

Bolivija

  • {{PD-BH-exempt}} – for works exempt from copyright under Bosnia and Herzegovina law (“ideas, plans, …, official texts, …, professional reports, …” – see license template for details)
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COM:TAG Brazil

Brazilija

  • {{PD-BrazilGov}} – for works published or commissioned by a Brazilian government (federal, state, or municipal) prior to 1983, or the text of a treaty, convention, law, decree, regulation, judicial decision, or other official enactment.
  • {{PD-Brazil-media}} – for Brazilian photographs and audiovisual works first published more than 70 years ago.
  • {{PD-Brazil-URAA}}

See also Category:License tags attribution from Brazil, for example:

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COM:TAG Brunei

Brunej

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COM:TAG Denmark

Danska

  • {{PD-Denmark}} – fotografska "dela" v javni lasti po danskem zakonu.
    • slike v javni lasti po zakonih Nemčije.
  • {{PD-Denmark50}} – fotografske "slike" v javni lasti po danskem zakonu.
  • {{PD-DenmarkGov}} – for "acts, administrative orders, legal decisions and similar official documents," but not "works appearing as independent contributions in the [aforementioned] documents."
  • {{DGA map}} – for media in either full extent or partially based in Danish Geodata Agency open public geographic data. This tag does not preclude use of other copyright tags.
  • {{Statistics Denmark}} – for media in either full extent or partially based on information from Statistics Denmark. This tag does not preclude use of other copyright tags.
  • {{PD-Democratic Republic of the Congo}} – for all anonymous or pseudonymous works published 50 years ago, or 50 years have passed since the death of the author, or it is a photograph and 25 years have passed since publication, or it is an "official act of authority" and ineligible for copyright protection.
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COM:TAG Djibouti

Džibuti

  • {{PD-Djibouti}} – for works made in Djibouti whose copyright has expired (50 years after author's death, or 25 years after creation for photographic works, see details in the template). The Republic of Djibouti being the successor state of French Somaliland (Côte française des Somalis) and the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas, this applies to works published in those territories as well.
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COM:TAG Egypt

Egipt

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COM:TAG Estonia

Estonija

  • {{PD-EE-exempt}} – copyright does not apply to works of folklore, legislation and administrative documents, court decisions and official translations thereof; official symbols of the state and insignia of organizations. Freedom of panorama in Estonia is restricted to non-commercial uses only, or to overview photos.
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COM:TAG Ethiopia

Etiopija

  • {{PD-Ethiopia}} – copyright term is generally 50 years after the author's death, or from the making of an audiovisual work or communication of said work to the public, whichever date is the latest. Copyright of a photographic work is 25 years from the making of the work.[410/2004 Article 20/1,7,8]

Commons:Copyright rules by territory/European Union/en

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COM:TAG Faroe Islands

Ferski otoki

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COM:TAG Fiji

Fidži

  • {{PD-Fiji}} – for photographs at least 50 years after production.
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COM:TAG Philippines

Filipini

  • {{PD-Philippines}} – filipinske slike s poteklimi avtorskimi pravicami ali ki so bile dane v javno last.
  • {{PD-PhilippinesGov}} – for works of the government of the Philippines exempted from copyright as stated by Republic Act No. 8293.
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COM:TAG Finland

Finska

  • {{PD-Finland50}} – for photographic images in the public domain according to Finnish law.
  • {{PD-Finland}} – for photographic works and other art works in the public domain according to Finnish law. Same as {{PD-old-70}} for Finnish works.
  • {{PD-FinlandGov}} – for laws, statements and decisions of Finnish officials.
  • {{PD-Coa-Finland}} – for Finnish coats of arms of municipalities, districts or administrative or historical provinces.
  • {{PD-FinlandStamp}} – for postage stamps published before January 1, 1990.
  • {{PD-Kansallisarkisto}} – for archives material from the digital database of Finnish National Archives Service
  • {{PD-Raita}} – for records from the Raita database.[1]
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COM:TAG France

Francija

  • {{PD-France}} – Public domain because the author(s) died more than 70 years ago and did not benefit from any copyright extension, or it is an anonymous, pseudonymous or collective work and more than 70 years have passed since its publication, or it is the recording of an audiovisual or musical work already in the public domain, and more than 50 years have passed since the performance or the recording.
  • {{PD-Archivesnormandie}} – for pictures from the site Archives Normandie 1939-45. Pictures credited to the National Archives USA or the National Archives Canada and tagged "libres de droits" are in the public domain.
  • {{PD-BnFMandragorePic}} – for digitized version of old images from the Mandragore database at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.[2]
  • {{PD-GallicaScan}} – for digitized version of old books from the gallica.bnf.fr library at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
  • {{PD-JORF}} – for French official legal texts as published in the Journal officiel de la République Française or reprinted on Légifrance; note: not all texts on Légifrance are out-of-copyright, many others are copyrighted under free licenses, and sometimes under unfree licenses).
  • {{PD-JORF-nor-conso}} – with NOR (identification number) and index of the updated text.
  • {{PD-ID-France}} – Ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain because it is a legally valid French identity photograph.
  • {{Licence Ouverte}} — For documents issued under the Licence Ouverte (for example from http://data.gouv.fr).
  • {{Gouvernement.fr}} — For extracts from a video, text or infographic issued on the French government's site internet.
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COM:TAG Georgia

Gruzija

  • {{PD-GE-exempt}} – for official documents (laws, decisions of courts, other texts of administrative and normative character), as well as their official translations; official symbols of state (flag, emblem, anthem, award, monetary symbols, other official signs and symbols of state); information of events and facts.
  • {{PD-Georgia}} – for works first published in Georgia and now in the public domain because a copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Law of Georgia on Copyright and Neighboring Rights.
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COM:TAG Greece

Grčija

  • {{PD-GreekGov}} – for images which are part of official legislative, administrative or judicial documents issued by the Greek Government.
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COM:TAG Haiti

Haiti

  • {{PD-Haiti}} – General copyright protection last for 60 years.[2005 Article 20–24] Photographic works are protected for 25 years after the end of the year the work was created.[2005 Article 25]
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COM:TAG Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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COM:TAG Croatia

Hrvaška

  • {{PD-Croatia-exempt}} – for works exempt from copyright under the Croatian law.
  • {{PD-Croatia}} – for works whose author died before 1949 or published before 1949 if anonymous (public domain prior to introduction of the new law in 1999).
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COM:TAG India

Indija

  • {{PD-India}} – indijske slike v javni lasti. (Leta 2005 so to pred 1. januarjem 1945 objavljene slike in zvoki). Sem sodijo tudi dela indijske vlade.
  • {{PD-India-photo-1958}} – Photographs created before 1958 are in the public domain 50 years after creation.
  • {{PD-India-URAA}} – For work that is public domain in the United States because it was first published in India (and not published in the U.S. within 30 days) and it was first published before 1978 without complying with U.S. copyright formalities or after 1978 without copyright notice and it was in the public domain in its home country India on the URAA date January 1, 1996.
  • {{EdictGov-India}} – slike, dane v javno uporabo po ameriškem Zakonu o pravici do obveščenosti. Običajno gre za spletišča s končnico *.gov.in in *.nic.in.
  • Works by the Government of India can be uploaded under {{GODL-India}} (central government only, not state governments).
  • {{PD-TamilGov}} – Work in the public domain because it was nationalized by Tamil Nadu Government and released into the Public Domain.
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COM:TAG Indonesia

Indonezija

  • {{PD-IDGov}} – Indonesian public domain because the artwork/file was published and/or distributed by the government of Republic of Indonesia and fulfills the conditions of Chapter II, Section 5, Article 14 of the Indonesian Copyright Act No. 19, 2002, see Commons:Navedba licence.
  • {{PD-IDOld-Art29}} – Indonesia public domain of old writings, music, arts, architecture, lectures, maps and translation products.
  • {{PD-IDOld-Art30}} – Indonesian public domain of old pictures, movies, software and other engineered products.
  • {{PD-IDOld-Art58}} – Public domain because its copyright has expired according to Article 58 of the 2014 Law
  • {{PD-IDOld-Art59}} – Public domain because its copyright has expired according to Article 59 of the 2014 Law
  • {{PD-IDUnknown}} – Public domain because its copyright has expired according to section (2) and (3) from Articles 60
  • {{PD-IDNoCopyright}} – no copyright according to Article 42 of the Indonesia Copyright Law No 28, 2014
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COM:TAG Iraq

Irak

  • {{PD-Iraq}} – dela, ki so bila v Iraku objavljena pred podpisom pogodbe o avtorskih pravicah z Združenimi državami.
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COM:TAG Iran

Iran

  • {{PD-Iran}} – copyright of photographs and movies lasts 30 years from the date of publication or presentation.
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COM:TAG Ireland

Irska

  • {{PD-IrishGov}} – Irish government works are generally released to the public domain 50 years after creation.
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COM:TAG Italy

Italija

  • {{PD-Italy}} – for simple (non-artistic) photographs originating in Italy for which the copyright has expired.
  • {{PD-Italy-audio}} – for audio recording both created and published in Italy at least fifty years ago, of a work which is itself in the public domain.
  • For works where the author died at least seventy years ago, {{PD-old}} applies.
  • For anonymous or pseudonymous works published at least 70 years ago, use {{Anonymous-EU}}.
  • {{PD-Italy-EdictGov}} – for most edicts of the Italian government.
  • {{PD-ItalyGov}} – for works published by the Italian administration or by Italian nonprofit organisations.
  • {{Italy-CAD-OBD}} - for works published by any Italian administration without an explicit license.
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COM:TAG Israel

Izrael

  • {{PD-Israel}} – according to Israel's copyright law, works are released to the public domain 70 years after their author's death, starting from January 1st which occurs after the date of death. Photographs taken before May 2008 are released to the public domain 50 years after their creation, starting from January 1st which occurs after the day in which the photograph was taken. Photographs taken by a public authority (i.e. the government and its affiliated bodies) are released to public domain 50 years after their publication, starting from January 1st which occurs after the date of the first publication. According to the new Israeli copyright law, effective since May 2008, photographs are no longer an exception, and are released to the public domain 70 years after their photographer's death, unless taken by a public authority in which case the previous arrangement remains.
    • {{PD-IsraelGov}} – specific for the expiration of the State of Israel's copyrights (also included in the last section of {{tl:PD-Israel}})
  • {{Money-IL}} – for Israeli banknotes and coins.
  • {{Insignia-Israel}} – for flag, emblems, coats of arms or some other official symbol which were declared a protected symbol in Israel.
  • {{FoP-Israel}} - "Broadcasting, or copying by way of photography, drawing, sketch or similar visual description, of an architectural work, a work of sculpture or work of applied art, are permitted where the aforesaid work is permanently situated in a public place."
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COM:TAG Japan

Japonska

  • {{PD-Japan-oldphoto}} – for Japanese photos published before 31 December 1956, or photographed before 1946 and not published for 10 years.
  • {{PD-Japan}} – for Japanese non-photographic works 70 years after the death of the creator (there being multiple creators, the creator who dies last).
  • {{PD-Japan-film}} – for films produced in Japan prior to 1953
  • {{PD-Japan-organization}} – for images of the works in names of organizations/companies/corporations 70 years after the publication
  • {{PD-Japan-exempt}} – for works exempt from copyright in Japan
  • {{GJSTU1}} - For information made available on government websites under the Government of Japan Standard Terms of Use (Version 1.0).

Non-copyright tags:

  • {{FoP-Japan}} may be added to a picture that includes architectural works, which are allowed under the "freedom of panorama" rule, but other tags should be given to show the picture's copyright status in Japan and the United States.
  • {{AerialPhotograph-mlitJP}} – The copyright holder, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan, allows anyone to use th image for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed.
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COM:TAG Yemen

Jemen

  • {{PD-Yemen}} – Generally 30 years after the author's death, with the exception of TV films, photographs, and TV programs, respectively 25 years, 10 years and 3 years after the date of broadcasting or publication. (art. 24, 25, 26 and 27 of Law No. 19 (1998) on intellectual property). Yemen being the successor state of Aden Settlement, Aden Province, Aden Colony, Aden Protectorate, the Federation of South Arabia and the People's Republic of Yemen, this applies to works published in those territories as well.
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COM:TAG Jordan

Jordanija

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COM:TAG Yugoslavia

Jugoslavija

For more information about Yugoslav copyright laws, see sh:Wikipedia:Autorska prava na području bivše Jugoslavije on the Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia.

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COM:TAG South Korea

Južna Koreja

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COM:TAG Cambodia

Kambodža

  • {{PD-Cambodia}} - Works where the (last surviving) author has been dead for over 50 years. Collective, anonymous, pseudonymous or collective audio-visual works 75 years after creation or publication.[2003 Article 30–31]
  • {{PD-CambodiaGov}} - ineligible for copyright because it is one of: "Constitution, Law, Royal Decree, Sub-Decree, ... other Regulation, ... Proclamation (Prakas), decision, certificate, other instructed circulars issued by state organizations" and "Court decision or other court warrants" including translations thereof or "Idea, formality, method of operation, concept, principle, discovery or mere data, even if expressed, described, explained or embodied in any work."[2003 Article 10]
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COM:TAG Canada

Kanada

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COM:TAG Kazakhstan

Kazahstan

  • {{PD-KZ-exempt}} – for official documents (laws, court decisions and other texts of a legislative, administrative, judicial or diplomatic nature) together with official translations thereof, state emblems and official signs (flags, armorial bearings, decorations, monetary signs and other State symbols and official signs), works of folklore, communications concerning events and facts that have an informational character.
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COM:TAG Kenya

Kenija

  • {{PD-Kenya}} – for works whose author died more than 50 years ago (for photographs 50 years after first publication).
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COM:TAG Kyrgyzstan

Kirgizistan

  • {{PD-KG-exempt}} – for official documents (laws, resolutions, decisions, etc.) as well as official translations thereof; State emblems and official signs (flags, armorial bearings, orders, monetary signs and etc.); Works of folklore; Information on the news of the day or information on the current events that are of the common press-information character; The results obtained with the help of technical means for the production of a certain type without creative activity of a man directly targeted for creation of an individual work (as amended by Law #120 from November 6, 1999).
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COM:TAG China

Kitajska

People's Republic of China
Republic of China

Works with these tags may be published before or after 1949 within the jurisdiction of the Republic of China:

Older (1912–1949) works published within the jurisdiction of the Republic of China
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COM:TAG Colombia

Kolumbija

  • {{PD-Colombia}} – generally 80 years after the author's death or 80 years after publication of audiovisual works, collective works and anonymous works. In all cases where a work has as its owner a legal entity or an official body or any institution under government public law, the term of protection shall be deemed to be 70 years as from the date of publication.
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COM:TAG Kosovo

Kosovo

  • {{PD-KosovoGov}} – for public domain Kosovar official works, state symbols, stamps, money etc.
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COM:TAG Costa Rica

Kostarika

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COM:TAG Cuba

Kuba

  • {{PD-Cuba}} – for works made in Cuba whose copyright has expired.
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COM:TAG Kuwait

Kuvajt

  • {{PD-Kuwait}} – photographs, films and two dimensional artistic works 50 years after publication, starting from the end of the publication year.
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COM:TAG Latvia

Latvija

  • {{PD-LV-exempt}} – for official Latvian State symbols and insignia (flags, coats-of-arms, anthems, and other State symbols and insignia).
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COM:TAG Lebanon

Libanon

  • {{PD-Lebanon}} – photos and two dimensional artistic works 50 years after publication, starting from the end of the publication year after which attribution is still required forever.
  • {{PD-Lebanon-Photo}}. Use this tag only for photos first published before 1949.
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COM:TAG Libya

Libija

  • {{PD-Libya}} – photos 5 years starting from the date of first publication of the work.
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COM:TAG Lithuania

Litva

  • {{PD-LT-exempt}} – for official Lithuanian State symbols and insignia (flags, coats-of-arms, anthems, banknote designs, and other State symbols and insignia).
  • {{PD-old-70}} – for works where the author died more than 70 years ago
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COM:TAG Macao

Macao

  • {{PD-MacaoGov}} – for official works of Macao.
  • {{PD-MacaoGov-text}} – text is in the public domain because official texts shall not benefit from protection.
  • {{PD-MO}} – for works 50 years after the author's death or 50 years after creation if authorship unknown.
  • {{PD-MO-old-art}} – copyright in works of applied art shall lapse 25 years after the completion of the work.
  • {{PD-MO-old-audiovisual}} – copyright in an audiovisual work shall lapse 50 years after its disclosure.
  • {{PD-MO-old-broadcast}} – rights of broadcasting organizations shall lapse 20 years after the broadcast.
  • {{PD-MO-old-media}} – rights of producers of phonograms and videograms shall lapse 50 years after fixation.
  • {{PD-MO-old-photo}} – copyright in photographic works shall lapse 25 years after their completion.
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COM:TAG Hungary

Madžarska

  • {{PD-Hungary}} – for works when a work public domain is in Hungary
  • {{PD-HU-exempt}} – for works not eligible for copyright in Hungary.
  • {{PD-Coa-Hungary}} – for official coats of arms of Hungarian cities.
  • {{PD-redsludge-hu}} – by photos taken by a staff photographer of the Hungarian Government and is part of the Ajka red sludge accident photo series
  • {{PD-HU-unknown}} – for works if the person of the author is unknown
  • {{PD-user-hu|username}} – for works released into the public domain by their creators when the creators are Hungarian Wikipedia users.
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COM:TAG Malawi

Malavi

a) photographs after 25 years from the end of the year of first publication;
b) computer programs 10 years after the end of the year in which they were first sold, leased or licensed;
c) audio-visual works 50 years from the end of the year of first publication;
d) other works 50 years from the end of the year of the author's death.
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COM:TAG Malaysia

Malezija

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COM:TAG Morocco

Maroko

  • {{PD-Morocco}} – All works are protected for 70 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Mauritius

Mavricij

  • {{PD-Mauritius}} – photographs 25 years after creation, audio-visual works 50 years after publication, other works 50 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Mexico

Mehika

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COM:TAG Myanmar

Mjanmar

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COM:TAG Moldova

Moldavija

  • {{PD-MD-exempt}} – for official documents (laws, court decisions, etc.) or to the official translations thereof, state emblems and official signs (flags, armorial bearings, decorations, monetary signs, etc.), folklore expressions, daily news and facts of simple informational nature.
  • {{PD-Moldova}} – Moldovan or Soviet work first published in USSR or Moldova and in the public domain because its copyright has expired: photographic or cinematographic work and fifty years have passed since the year of its production, or another type of work and fifty years have passed since the year of the creator's death.
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COM:TAG Mongolia

Mongolija

  • {{PD-Mongolia}} – applies to works first published in Mongolia: Photos and applied art 25 years after publication, starting from the end of the publication year. Other works 50 years after the author's death. Anonymous and pseudonymous works and works created by legal persons 75 years after publication. Any photographic images or other applied art created before 1972 (PD in Mongolia before 1997) are in the public domain in both Mongolia and the USA.
  • {{PD MN-exempt}} – exempt from copyright are the following works: legislation and other legal documents; court decisions, official documents; speech made at court and political meetings; translations of any of the above; news; ideas, procedures, methods of operation, or mathematical concepts.[2006 Article 8]
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COM:TAG Namibia

Namibija

  • {{PD-Namibia}} – photos, films and computer programs 50 years after publication, starting from the end of the publication year. Other works 50 years after the author's death.
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Nemčija

  • {{PD-GermanGov}} – slike v javni lasti po Nemških pravilnikih ali drugih predpisih.
  • {{PD-BW}} – for publicly available service regulations ("Zentrale Dienstvorschrift") of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr).
  • {{PD-Coa-Germany}} – grbi nemških državno upravljanih podjetij, ki so po zakonu v javni lasti, ker gre za uradna dela (§ 5 Abs. 1 UrhG).
  • {{PD-Flag-Germany}} – for German flags of corporations governed by public law that are in the public domain according to German law because they are official works (§5 Abs.1 UrhG).
  • {{PD-Seal-Germany}} – for German seals of corporations governed by public law that are in the public domain according to German law because they are official works (§5 Abs.1 UrhG).
  • {{PD-VzKat}} – for road signs published as statutes or other regulations.
  • {{PD-Germany-§134}} – for literary works, works of music and scientific or technical images published by a legal entity under public law more than 70 years ago that do not mention the author.
  • {{PD-Germany-§134-KUG}} – for photographs and works of art published by a legal entity under public law more than 70 years ago that do not mention the author.
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Nepal

a) anonymous work or pseudonymous work – after 50 years from the date of its publication;
b) work created on payment of remuneration at the initiation or direction of any person or organization – 50 years from the date of its publication;
c) photographic work or work of applied art – 25 years from the year of its creation;
d) other work – 50 years from the year of death of the author (or last-surviving author)

As per the Nepal Copyright Act, 2002, any thought, religion, process, concept, principle, court judgement, administrative decision, methods of operation, folk song, folk tale, proverb and general data is not protected.[8/2002 Section 4]

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Niger

  • {{PD-Niger}} – for works made in Niger whose copyright has expired
  • {{PD-NigerienGov}} – for works created by the Nigerien government that do not fall under copyright protection.
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Nigerija

a) cinematograph films or photographs 50 years after first publication;
b) sound recordings 50 years after creation;
c) broadcasts 50 years after first taking place;
d) other works 70 years after author's death or in case of governmental or corporative authorship – 70 years after first publication.
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Nizozemska

  • {{PD-NL-gemeentewapen}} – for coats of arms of (no longer existing) municipalities, provinces and the country itself
  • {{PD-NL-gemeentevlag}} – for flags of (no longer existing) municipalities, provinces and the country itself
  • {{PD-NL-Gov}} (deprecated) – for all works communicated to the public by or on behalf of the public authorities (government), unless the copyright has been reserved explicitly, either in a general manner by law, decree or ordinance, or in a specific case by a notice on the work itself or at the communication to the public
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Norveška

  • {{PD-Statens vegvesen}} – for Norwegian road signs from the website of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen)[4]
  • {{PD-Norway50}} – Norwegian photos not considered to be "works of art" 50 years after they were created, provided that the author died more than 15 years ago or is unknown
  • {{PD-Norway70}} – Images considered to be "works of art" become public domain 70 years after the author's death or publication if the author is unknown.
  • {{Norwegian coat of arms}} – Norwegian coats of arms
  • {{Kirkeinfo}} – photos from the media database of the Church of Norway.[5]
  • {{PD-NorwayGov}} – part of a decision or a statement by an authority or a public body of Norway
  • {{Met.no}} – images without a byline from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute
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Nova Zelandija

  • {{PD-Ottoman}} – for works published in the Ottoman Empire, all of which are currently in the public domain.
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Pakistan

  • {{PD-Pakistan}} – for public domain works first published in Pakistan. According to Pakistani copyright laws, all photographs enter the public domain fifty years after they were published, and all non-photographic works enter the public domain fifty years after the death of the creator.
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Poljska

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Portugalska

  • {{PD-SAGov}} – Work of the South African Government that was published more than 50 years ago.
  • {{PD-South-Africa}} – for photographs from South Africa 50 years after publication.
  • {{PD-South-Africa-exempt}} – for (images of or from) South African official texts of a legislative, administrative or legal nature.
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Romunija

  • {{PD-RO-exempt}} – for: (a) the ideas, theories, concepts, scientific discoveries, procedures, working methods, or mathematical concepts as such and inventions, contained in a work, whatever the manner of the adoption, writing, explanation or expression thereof; (b) official texts of a political, legislative, administrative or judicial nature, and official translations thereof; (c) official symbols of the State, public authorities and organizations, such as armorial bearings, seals, flags, emblems, shields, badges and medals; (d) means of payment; (e) news and press information; (f) simple facts and data; (g) the photographs of letters, deeds, documents of any kind, technical drawings and other similar papers.
  • {{PD-RO-photo}} – for: (a) photographs series taken before 1986; (b) photographs taken before 1991.
  • {{PD-RO-1956}} – for: (a) encyclopedias, dictionaries, corpora issued before 1976; (b) artistic photographs series taken before 1986; (c) artistic photographs taken before 1991.
  • {{PD-Romania}} – for: works which have expired in Romania prior to 1996 (usually prior to 1946) under the terms specified in the 1956 law
  • {{PD-user-ro|username}} – for works released into the public domain by their creators when the creators are Romanian Wikipedia users.
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Rusija

Since January 1, 2008, intellectual property rights are regulated by Russian law 230-FL of 2006: Part IV of the Civil Code, together with the Russian law 231-FL of 2006: Implementation act for Part IV of the Civil Code. This new law replaced all previous IP laws in Russia.

  • In general, {{PD-old-70}}/{{PD-old-100}} applies.
  • {{PD-Russia}} for some intricate special cases in which works of authors who died less than 70 years ago are Public Domain. Roughly, these special cases apply only to authors who died before the end of 1942.
  • {{PD-RusEmpire}} for works that was published on territory of the Russian Empire (Russian Republic) except for territories of the Grand Duchy of Finland and Congress Poland before 7 November 1917 and wasn't re-published for 30 days following initial publications on the territory of Soviet Russia or any other states.
  • {{PD-Russia-1996}} - This work is in the public domain in Russia because:
    • The author died before January 1, 1942.
    • The author died between January 1, 1942 and January 1, 1946, did not work during the Great Patriotic War (Eastern Front of World War II) and did not participate in it.
    • The work was originally published anonymously or under a pseudonym before January 1, 1943 and the name of the author did not become known during 50 years after publication.
    • The work was originally published anonymously or under a pseudonym between January 1, 1943 and January 1, 1946, and the name of the author did not become known during 70 years after publication.
    • The work is non-amateur cinema or television film (or shot, or fragment from it), which was first shown between January 1, 1929 and January 1, 1946.
  • {{PD-RU-exempt}} državni emblemi in uradni znaki (zastave, našitki, denarni znaki in drugi državni simboli in uradni znaki) ruske federacije.
  • {{PD-Brockhaus&Efron}} – slike Enciklopedijskega slovarja Brockhaus in Efron (1890-1907)

For works first published not only in the RSFSR but in one of the other SSRs too, or simultaneously in various republics of Soviet Union, see the corresponding successor state of the Soviet Union. For instance, for a Soviet work first published in the Ukrainian SSR, see the entry Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Ukraine:Copyright tags. ({{PD-Ukraine}}, in this case.)

Creative Commons tags

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San Marino

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  • {{PD-Saudi Arabia}} – photos, films, sound and artistic works 25 years after publication, starting from the publication date.
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Sejšeli

a) photographs and films and 25 years after first publication;
b) sound recordings 25 years after creation;
c) literary, musical or artistic works other than photographs 25 years after the author's death.
a) works of folk literature and folk art
b) author died more than 70 years ago
c) anonymous and pseudonymous works published more than 70 years ago, and
d) audiovisual or collective work published more than 70 years ago.
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Singapur

  • {{FoP-Singapore}} – for a work that may be free under Singapore's freedom of panorama rules. A free license or public domain tag is also needed.
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Sirija

  • {{PD-Syria}} – Under the 2001 law, photographic work was protected for 10 years starting from the production date. As Syria Joined Berne Convention on November 2004, photographic works produced starting from 1994 should be protected for 25 years starting from the production date (minimum protection period set by Berne Convention). Under the 2013 law, protection is for the author's life + 50 years. Photographic work produced before 1994 is public domain.
  • {{PD-Cote d'Ivoire}} The copyright term is generally 70 years after the author's death or 70 years after publication.
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Slovaška

  • {{PD-SlovakGov}} – for public domain Slovak official works, public documents, etc.
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Slovenija

  • {{PD-Slovenia}} – for works whose author died before 1945 or published before 1945 if anonymous (public domain prior to introduction of the new law in 1995).
  • {{PD-Slovenia-exempt}} – for non-protected creations in Slovenia (ideas, principles, discoveries; official legislative, administrative and judicial texts; folk literary and artistic creations.)
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Srbija

  • {{PD-SerbiaGov}} – for public domain Serbian official works, state symbols, stamps, money etc.
  • {{PD-Serbia}} – for works whose author died before 1954 or published before 1954 if anonymous (public domain prior to introduction of the new law in 2004)
  • {{PD-SCGGov}} – srbska uradna dela, državne simnbole idr. v javni lasti.
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Sudan

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Tadžikistan

  • {{PD-TJ-exempt}} – for formal documents (laws, judgements, other texts of legal, administrative and judicial nature), and also their official translations; state symbols and signs (flags, coats of arms, awards, banknotes and so on); communications concerning events and facts that have informational character; works of folk arts
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Tajska

  • {{PD-Thailand}} – for works from Thailand, which have different copyright terms depending on type, usually 50 years after the creator's death or 50 years after publication.
  • {{PD-TH-exempt}} – for works ineligible for copyright in Thailand, including laws and official government documents.
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Tajvan

  • {{PD-Taiwan}} – for images in the public domain according to the Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • {{PD-China}} – for images in the public domain according to the People's Republic of China (mainland) and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
  • {{PD-China-film}} – for movies or images from movies published in the China more than 50 years ago according to Mainland China and Taiwan.
  • {{PD-ROC-exempt}} – for images in the public domain according to the Republic of China for free of copyright
  • {{PD-ROC-official}} – for the attachments of the laws of the Republic of China from the website of the Legislative Yuan law system
  • {{PD-ROC-Presidential Office Gazette}} – for the Presidential Office Gazette from 20 May 1948 to present by the Presidential Office of the Republic of China.[6]
  • {{PD-ROC-Traffic Signs}} – for Taiwanese traffic signs from the website of the Institute of Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.[7]
  • {{PD-ROC-Traffic Markings}} – for Taiwanese traffic markings from the website of the Institute of Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.[7]
  • {{OGDL}} – for data owned by the central government of Republic of China (Taiwan) and offered for use and re-use under the Open Government Data License.
  • {{GWOIA}} – for information obtained from the government websites of Taiwan that includes the Government Website Open Information Announcement.

See also Commons:Copyright rules by territory/China:Copyright tags for works before and after 1949.

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Tunizija

{{PD-Tunisia}}

The Tunisian law n°94-36 of February 24, 1994 on literary and artistic property stipulates that:

  • Copyright shall subsist for the lifetime of the author and for 50 Gregorian years counted from January 1 of the year following the author's death…
  • In the case of works of joint authorship, the date of the death of the last surviving author…
  • In the case of anonymous or pseudonymous works, copyright shall subsist for 50 years as from the date on which the work has been lawfully made available to the public…
  • In the case of photographic works, copyright shall only subsist for 25 Gregorian years as from the year during which the work was made.
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Turčija

  • {{PD-Turkey}} for works whose author died more than 70 years ago, and anonymous works published more than 70 years ago.
  • {{PD-TR-currency}} for images of Turkish currency.
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Uganda

  • {{PD-Uganda}} – for works meeting one of the following criteria:
a) photographic works 50 years after creation;
b) computer programs, audio-visual works or sound recordings 50 years after publication
c) literary, musical or artistic works published before January 1st, 1954, whose author died before Jan 1st, 2004;
d) other works 50 years after the author's death.
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Ukrajina

  • {{PD-Ukraine}} is in effect towards works first published before January 1, 1951, and the creator (if known) died before that date). This is the effect of the retroactive Ukrainian copyright law of 1993 and the copyright from 50 to 70 years in 2001.). The final conclusion is #.4 in Chapter VI Ukrainian Copyright Law:

#.4. It shall be established that as from the day on which this Law enters into force, the terms of copyright protection, stipulated in Article 28 of this Law and parts 1 and 2 of Article 44 of this Law, shall apply in all cases where the 50-year period of copyright validity after the author's death or the period of validity of related rights has not expired prior to the date of entry into force of this Law.

A Ukrainian or Soviet work that is in the public domain in Ukraine according to this rule is in the public domain in the U.S. only if it was in the public domain in Ukraine in 1995, e.g. if it was published before 1945 and the creator died before that year, and no copyright was registered in the U.S. This is the combined effect of the retroactive Ukrainian copyright law, Ukraine's joining the Berne Convention in 1995, and of 17 USC 104A with its critical date of January 1, 1996.[8]

  • {{PD-UA-exempt}} for daily news or details of current events that constitute regular press information; works of folk art (folklore); official documents of a political, legislative or administrative nature (laws, decrees, resolutions, court awards, State standards, etc.) issued by government authorities within their powers, and official translations thereof; State symbols of Ukraine, government awards; symbols and signs of government authorities, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations; symbols of territorial communities; symbols and signs of enterprises, institutions and organizations; bank notes; transport schedules, TV and radio broadcast schedules, telephone directories and other similar databases that do not meet the originality criteria and to which the sui generis right (a particular or special right) is applicable.
  • {{PD-Ukraine-stamp}} for postal stamps.
  • {{PD-UAGovDoc}} for official documents of a political, legislative or administrative nature (laws, decrees, resolutions, court awards, State standards, etc.) issued by government authorities within their powers, and official translations thereof.
  • {{PD-UAGov-Money}} for unit of currencies issued by Ukraine.
  • {{PD-UAGov-Award}} for representation of an civil award or decoration of the government of Ukraine.
  • {{PD-UAexMilitary}} for works of a Ukrainian military or Ministry of Defense if it is symbol or sign of government authorities, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations.
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Urugvaj

  • {{PD-Uruguay}} – for works in the public domain because their copyright has expired (50 years after the author's death).
  • {{PD-Uruguay-anon}} – for anonymous works published more than 50 years ago.
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Uzbekistan

  • {{PD-UZ-exempt}} – for official documents (law, resolutions, decisions, etc.) as well as their official translations; official symbols and signs (flags, arms, orders, banknotes, etc.); national creative works; reports about the news of the day or current events having the nature of usual press conference; results received with help of equipment designed for some kind of production without the person's implementation of creative activity directly associated with the creation of individual work.[LRU-476/2018 Article 8]
  • {{PD-Uzbekistan}} – for works in the public domain according to Uzbekistanian law (50 years after the author's death).[LRU-476/2018 Article 35]
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Venezuela

  • {{PD-Venezuela}} – generally 60 years after the author's death with the exception of audiovisual works, broadcast works and computer programs, in which case the protection lasts for 60 years after publication.
  • {{PD-VenezuelaGov}} – for the "texts of laws, decrees, official regulations, public treaties, judicial decisions and other official acts."
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Vietnam

  • {{PD-Vietnam}} – all photographs enter the public domain fifty years after they were first published, and all non-photographic works enter the public domain fifty years after the death of the creator.
  • {{PD-US}} – slike, ki so v ZDA v javni lasti (t.j. objavljene pred 1923 ali ki so po pravu Združenih držav brez avtorskih pravic).
  • {{PD-US-expired}} – published anywhere before 1924 and public domain in the U.S. (preferred over {{PD-US}})
  • {{PD-1996}} – public domain in a source country on January 1, 1996 and in the U.S.
  • {{PD-US-not renewed}} – published and copyrighted in the United States between 1924 and 1963, with its copyright not renewed
  • {{PD-US-no notice}} – published in the U.S. between 1924 and 1978 but without copyright notice
  • {{PD-US-no notice advertisement}} – any advertisement published in the U.S. prior to 1978 in a collective work without a copyright notice specific to the advertisement

See also #US States and Territories

U.S. Government agencies

  • {{PD-USGov}} – slike ameriške zvezne vlade, ki so brez avtorskih pravic.
Legislative Branch
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
  • {{PD-USGov-DOC}} – for public domain images from the Department of Commerce.
    • {{PD-USGov-DOC-Census}} – dosjeji ameriškega statističnega urada v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-USGov-NIST}} – slike ameriškega narodnega inštituta za standarde in tehnologijo v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-USGov-NOAA}} – slike ameriške narodne uprave za oceane in atmosfero v javni lasti.
      • {{PD-NWS}} – for public domain media from the National Weather Service.
    • {{PD-US-patent}} – slike v javni lasti, objavljene v skladu s patentnimi pravili.
Department of Defense
Department of Education
  • {{PD-USGov-ED}} – for public domain images from the Department of Education.
Department of Energy
  • {{PD-USGov-DOE}} – slike ameriškega ministrstva za energijo v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-LosAlamos}} – for DOE public domain images from the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
    • {{PD-USGov-ARM}} – for public domain images from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program.
Department of Health and Human Services
  • {{PD-USGov-HHS}} – for public domain images from the Department of Health and Human Services.
    • {{PD-USGov-HHS-CDC}} – for public domain images from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
      • {{PD-USGov-HHS-NIOSH}} – for public domain images from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Department of Homeland Security
  • {{PD-USGov-DHS}} – for public domain images from the Department of Homeland Security.
    • {{PD-USCG}} – slike ameriške obalne straže v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-USGov-FEMA}} – for public domain images from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • {{PD-USGov-HUD}} – for public domain images from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Department of the Interior
Department of Justice
  • {{PD-USGov-DOJ}} – for public domain images from the Department of Justice.
    • {{PD-USGov-DEA}} – slike ameriškega ministrstva za boj proti drogam v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-USGov-FBI}} – for public domain images from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Department of Labor
Department of State
  • {{PD-USGov-DOS}} – slike ameriškega ministrstva za zunanje zadeve (Department of State) v javni lasti.
    • {{PD-USGov-USIA}} – for public domain images from the now-defunct United States Information Agency.
Department of Transportation
    • {{PD-USGov-MUTCD}} – for images taken from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
    • {{PD-USGov-FAA}} – for public domain images from Federal Aviation Administration.
    • {{PD-USGov-NTSB}} – for public domain images from the National Transportation Safety Board.
Department of the Treasury
  • {{PD-USGov-Treasury}} – for public domain images from the Department of the Treasury.
    • {{PD-USGov-money}} – for images of the official currency of the United States that are ineligible for copyright.
Department of Veterans Affairs
  • {{PD-USGov-DVA}} – for public domain images from the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Independent agencies
  • {{PD-USGov-NSF}} – for public domain images from the National Science Foundation.
  • {{PD-USGov-POTUS}} – for public domain images from the Executive Office of the President of the United States.
  • {{PD-USGov-SI}} – for public domain images from the Smithsonian Institution
  • {{PD-USGov-USAID}} – slike ameriške agencije za mednarodni razvoj (USAID) v javni lasti.
  • {{PD-USGov-USTR}} – for public domain images from the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
  • {{PD-USGov-WPA}} – for public domain images from the defunct Works Progress Administration.
  • {{PD-USGov-TVA}} – for public domain images from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
  • {{PD-DCGov}} – for public domain images from the District of Columbia.
  • {{PD-USGov-Award}} – for an image of an award or decoration of an agency of the federal government of the United States.

U.S. Library of Congress public domain collections

Poglej tudi: Commons:Library of Congress

US States and Territories

Further information: W:WP:PDOMG
Further information: W:Copyright status of work by U.S. subnational governments

Work of Organized Territories has less clear status; the first link in this section shows strong evidence that Puerto Rico's works are in the public domain, while the second link prevaricates.

The following are copyright tags/ templates for UK works. If you are uploading a UK-based work to Commons, please find the corresponding tag and add it to the licensing information for the item you are uploading (copy and paste, if you like). When you then save the file, these tags will expand to produce and appropriate text for that kind of license.

  • {{PD-UK-unknown}} – this applies for old UK images of unknown authorship where copyright has expired
    • {{PD-Britannica}} – slike 12. ali druge pred letom 1924 izdane Enciklopedije Britannice (Encyclopædia Britannica).
  • {{PD-UKGov}} – slike vlade Združenega kraljestva s poteklimi avtorskimi pravicami.
    • {{OldOS}} – this tag is for Ordnance Survey maps published in the UK over 50 years ago.
    • {{OS OpenData}} – this tag is for Ordnance Survey maps published in the UK.

The UK's Open Government Licence (OGL) (view in English or Welsh) is a simple set of terms and conditions that facilitates the re-use of a wide range of public sector information free of charge. Since 2010, almost all information owned by the UK Crown is offered for use and re-use under the Open Government Licence.

The Open Parliament License (OPL) facilitates the free use of material made available by the House of Commons or the House of Lords in which copyright or database right subsists. Almost all material produced by Parliament and its committees is governed by the Open Parliament License.

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Zimbabve

  • {{PD-Zimbabwe}} – photographs 50 years starting from the end of publication year, other works 50 years starting from the end of the year, in which the author died.
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Češka

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Čile

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Črna gora

  • {{PD-MNEGov}} – for public domain Montenegro official works
  • {{PD-SCGGov}} – for public domain Serbian-Montenegro official works, state symbols, stamps, money etc.
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Španija

  • {{PD-SpanishGov}} – for works by the Spanish government
  • {{PD-SpanishGov-money}} - for images of the former Spanish pesetas currency
  • {{PD-La Moncloa}} – for content from www.lamoncloa.gob.es which was selected or coordinated by the Secretary of State for Communications (only valid for images uploaded before 26 November 2012)
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Švedska

  • {{PD-Sweden-photo}} – for public domain images taken by Swedish photographers before 1944
    • more specific: {{PD-Sweden-1969}} – for public domain photographic images, not photographic work, of Swedish origin taken before 1969
  • {{PD-Transportstyrelsen}} – for Swedish road signs from the website of the Swedish Transport Agency.[11]
  • {{PD-Ugglan}} – slike druge izdaje Nordisk familjebok (1904-1926).
  • {{PD-Nordens Flora}} – for images from Nordens Flora (Sweden, Author: C. A. M. Lindman, 1917–1926).
  • {{PD-SFJ}} – for images from Svenska Familj-Journalen (1864–1887)
  • {{PD-Sjöfartsverket}} – for Swedish maritime fairway sign produced by the Swedish Maritime Administration.[12]
  • {{PD-Sweden-URL9}} – for reproductions of law, decision, or report issued by a Swedish public authority (svensk myndighet) or an official translation of such a text.
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Švica

  • {{PD-Switzerland-official}} – for Swiss official documents, currency or patents. See template for details.
    • {{PD-Coa-Switzerland}} – for coat of arms of a Swiss Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts (corporation governed by public law).
  • {{PD-Switzerland-photo}} – for photographs first published in Switzerland that do not have the individual character that is required by law for copyright protection. See template for details, but use this only in obvious cases, as reasonable people can disagree about the individuality of a picture.

In Switzerland copyright protection expires 70 years after the death of the author with the exception of computer programs, the protection of which ends 50 years after the death of the author.

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