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‘Fair dealing’ is a legal term used to establish whether a use of copyright material without permission is lawful or whether it infringes copyright. There is no statutory definition of fair dealing - it will always be a matter of fact, degree and impression in each case. The question to be asked is: how would a fair-minded and honest person have dealt with the work?
Factors that have been identified by the courts as relevant in determining whether a particular dealing with a work is fair, include:
This Fact Sheet from Naomi Korn Associates will help you to understand the exceptions to UK Copyright law.
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