Read the untranslated law here: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/1999-04-16-19
The law on changes to the Copyright Act.
Date LAW-1999-04-16-19 Department Ministry of culture last edited Published the entry into force of the law Change 16.04.1999 1961-05-12-2 Announced short title Change law to intellectual property law (protection of databases) Chapter overview: II. The effective and transitional provisions cf. EEA Agreement annex XVII No. 9 a (dir 96/9 (the database directive)).
II. The effective and transitional provisions-the law here will take effect immediately.
-the changes by the law here does not apply to actions taken or rights that are acquired before the law here will take effect.
-If it is before the law here will take effect is initiated reproduction or made substantial preparations for fabricated copy of the works as mentioned in section 43 and that are not protected by the older rules, can copy the making of the necessary and inevitable extent ends within the planned framework, however at the latest within 1. January 2000. Copy that is made with the legal authority in the first sentence, can be spread or appears outside the private area, yet so that the reference in section 43 fourth paragraph to section 19 the second paragraph applies to the rental which will take place after the Act's entry into force.
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