|This work was first published on the Palau and is now in the public domain because its copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Republic of Palau Copyright Act of 2003. The work meets one of the following criteria:
As such, works published by citizens of these countries in these countries are usually not subject to copyright protection outside of these countries. Hence, such works may be in the public domain in most other countries worldwide.
Republic of Palau has enacted Copyright Act of 2003 which came into force on 26 November 2003.