Letter from Notts County Solicitor

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Priority:  Normal
To:        mbaker@pobox.com
From:      zkjg1@policyinf.nottscc.gov.uk (John Gass)
Subject:   The Jet Report
Date sent: Wed, 11 Jun 97 16:00:15 PDT

Dear Sirs


Website URL: http://pobox.com/~mbaker/mirror

You currently hold on your Website the text of the above report. The purpose of this message is to set out the Nottinghamshire County Council's position with regard to its copyright rights in the report.

Copyright in the report is vested in the Nottinghamshire County Council and has been since 1990 when the report was produced and as such the Nottinghamshire County Council has rights as copyright owner under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Any copying of the report is an infringement of the Nottinghamshire County Council's copyright.

For the avoidance of doubt the copying of the report or any hypertext links on this Internet Website is an infringement of copyright.

The provisions of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 includes storing of the work in any medium by electronic means. Neither you nor the owners of the Website have sought permission from the Nottinghamshire County Council as copyright holder to store the Report by electronic means.

I therefore give you notice that unless the report is removed from the Website forthwith and for the avoidance of doubt within 24 hours of receipt by you of this mail The Nottinghamshire County Council will issue such Court Proceedings including injunction proceedings or take any action as may be appropriate.

Some of the young persons named in the Report are the subject of deemed care orders made in accordance with the provisions of the Children Act 1989.

The Nottinghamshire County Council has Statutory and Common Law obligations and duties to those young people. It is in acknowledgement of those Statutory and other Common Law obligations and duties that The Nottinghamshire County Council is taking the steps mentioned in this letter.

Yours faithfully,
C P. McKay
County Solicitor 11/06/97
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford

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