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Public domain This file is a Moldovan or Soviet work that was first published in USSR or Moldova and is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired under Moldova Law. Art. 17. (Law no. 1268-XV), ([1]), ([2]) (details). This work meets either of the following conditions:
  • This is a photographic or cinematographic work and fifty years have passed since the year of its production.
  • This is another type of work and fifty years have passed since the year of the creator's (if known) death.

Term of Copyright

3: Copyright shall have effect throughout the lifetime of the author and for 50 years after his death computed as from January 1 of the year following that of his death, except in the cases referred to in paragraphs (4), (5) and (7) of this Article.

4: Copyright in audiovisual works shall be protected for 50 years and copyright in works of applied art for 25 years computed from the day of lawful publication of such works or from the day of their creation if they have not been published, or computed as from January 1 of the year following that of publication or of creation of the work.

5: Copyright in an anonymous or pseudonymous work shall have effect for 50 years after publication of the work computed as from January 1 of the year following that of publication of the work, except with regard to the works referred to in paragraph (4) of this Article. If the author of an anonymous or pseudonymous work reveals his identity or if his identity becomes obvious during that period of time, the provisions of paragraphs (3) and (4) of this Article shall apply.

6: A publisher who has lawfully published an anonymous or pseudonymous work shall be deemed under this Law to represent the author and to be empowered, to that end, to assert the rights and legitimate interests of the author. Copyright in a posthumous work shall be protected for 50 years as from the day of first publication of the work, with the proviso that publication shall have taken place within 30 years following the death of the author; this provision shall not apply to the works referred to in paragraph (4) of this Article.

7: Copyright in a work of joint authorship shall be protected until the death of the last surviving joint author and, after his death, for 50 years computed from January 1 of the year following that of his death.

8: On expiry of the term of copyright, works shall fall into the public domain.


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