TELEGRAM COPYRIGHT ordinance

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Press messages by telegraph not to be published during forty-eight hours, after receipt without consent of the receiver.

3. Unlawful to be printed and published.

4. Protected messages how to be printed.

5. During forty-eight hours protected intelligence not to be transmitted to any person outside Sri Lanka.

6. What to be deemed prima facie evidence of publication of message.

7. Limitation of Ordinance.

8. Interpretation.

19 of 1898,

1 of 1926.

AN ORDINANCE to secure, in certain cases, the right of property in Telegraphic press messages.

[Date of Commencement: 14th December, 1898]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Telegram Copyright Ordinance.

2. Press messages by telegraph not to be published during forty-eight hours, after receipt without consent of the receiver.

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