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The Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 enables visually impaired people to:
Changes to copyright regulations in June 2014 have updated restrictions for accessible copying to include all works and all types of disability (eg dyslexia, dyspraxia and deafness).
A single accessible copy of a copyright work can be made by or for a visually impaired, hearing impaired, dyslexic or otherwise impaired person under the following conditions:
Any costs charged must be 'reasonable ' and should not exceed the making and supplying of the copy.
Further advice on the Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 can be found on the legislation.gov.uk website and guidance on the new disability provisions for 2014 can be found at the JISClegal website.
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