Section 6. Copyright works by virtue of this Act mean works of authorship in the categories of literary, dramatic, artistic, musical, audiovisual, cinematographic, sound recording, sound and video broadcasting work or any other works in the literary, scientific or artistic domain, whatever may be the mode or form of its expression.

Copyright protection shall not extend to any idea or procedure, process or system or method of use or operation or concept, principle, discovery or scientific or mathematical theory.

Section 7. The followings are not deemed copyright works by virtue of this Act:

(1) news of the day and facts having the character of mere information which is not a work in literary, scientific or artistic domain;

(2) constitution and legislation;

(3) regulations, rules, announcements, orders, explanations and official correspondence of the Ministries, Departments or any other government or local units;

(4) judicial decisions, orders, rulings and official reports;

(5) translation and compilation of those in (1) to (4) made by the Ministries, Departments or any other government or local units.

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