The Copyright Act 1987 provides for the enforcement of the law by the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) 1, an agency under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operation and Consumerism 2, apart from the Police. The Act also provides the necessary clout to the enforcement agencies to effectively carry out anti-piracy measures.
The Malaysian Copyright Act provides for a Copyright Tribunal whose function is to grant Licenses to produce and publish in the National Language a translation of a literary work written in any other language. The Act is currently amended to expand the power of the tribunal to include arbitration of disputes relating to use of copyright works.
- The official website of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)
- The official website of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism - MDTCC (Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan - KPDNKK)
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