– United Kingdom Copyright Act 1956. By the Copyright (British Guiana) Order 1966, this Act is applied to Guyana with the necessary exceptions and modifications.

Membership in International Conventions

– Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, since October 25, 1994.


Registration is not required for owners of an original work. Copyright protection is automatic and free from the moment a work is created 

Duration: during the lifetime of the author, plus 50 years after his death.


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