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Copyright

The following are the University regulations on copyrights:

TEACHING STAFF

9.1.1 Subject to the provisions of paragraph 9.2.2, copyright of any work produced by the staff member during the period of his/her employment with the University shall vest in the staff member.

9.1.2 The provisions of paragraph 9.2.1 shall be subject to the terms and conditions of such grant, bursary or support as the university or the Research Unit, Research Institute, Research Group or Research Programme of the University or the staff member, as the case may be, may have received or been awarded by any statutory, public or private body, person or firm in respect of the research or project from which the copyright arose.

 

RESEARCH STAFF AND NON-ACADEMIC STAFF

9.1.3 Copyright of any work produced by the staff member during the period of his/her employment with the University shall vest in the University. The staff member shall communicate full details of such work to the Head of the Division who shall then notify the Registrar thereof in writing.

9.1.4 Any contract for the exploitation of such works shall be entered into by the Council.

9.1.5 If the Council receives any income from the exploitation of such works, the Council may award to the staff member such bonus or make provision for financial participation by him/her in any profits derived from the exploitation of such works to such extent at the Council may at its discretion determine.

9.1.6 The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply in respect of copyright in a work which, in the opinion of Council, was written by the staff member otherwise than in the course of his/her employment with the University.

9.1.7 The provisions of sub-paragraph 9.2.3 shall be subject to the terms and conditions of such grant, bursary or support as the University or the staff member, as the case may be, may have received or been awarded by any statutory, public or private body, person or firm in respect of the research or project from which the copyright arose.

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