In June of this year, the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012 came into force in India.
The changes in the law may mark the start of a period of uncertaintly for the Indian entertainment industry as bodies with conflicting interests battle out their differing views on how the amendments should be interpreted.
A copy of the new amendment can be found here. The original Copyright Act 1957 text can be found here.
For an interesting overview of the changes please see pages 20-36 in SoundBox India – June 2012 issue, a link to which can be found here.