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Copying for Exams

Under Section 200 (1)(b) of the Copyright Act, a person may make a reproduction or adaptation of a work as part of a question to be answered in an exam, or in answer to an exam question. Copies made under these provisions may contain more than is permitted under the educational licences (i.e. 10%/one chapter/one article), up to and including a complete work.

This provision covers formal examinations, but does not cover reproduction for the purpose of setting practice exams or including past exam papers in study guides. In these circumstances, the normal limitations apply.