Arrangement of Sections


   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Imprint on books printed and published in Zambia

   4.   Delivery of books published in Zambia to the Director

   5.   Registration of newspapers

   6.   Certified extracts from register to be received in evidence


to make provision for the registration of newspapers; to provide for the printing and publication of books and the preservation of printed works published in Zambia; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

[1st March, 1964]

Act 31 of 1947,

Act 13 of 1956,

Act 44 of 1969,

Act 13 of 1994,

GN 110 of 1964,

GN 304 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964.

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Printed Publications Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“book” includes every part or division of a book, pamphlet, newspaper, sheet of letterpress, sheet of music, map, plan, chart or table separately published;

“Director” means the Director of the National Archives of Zambia appointed in terms of section 5 of the National Archives Act;

“editor” includes the person or persons actually and finally responsible for the collation or inclusion in any newspaper of the contents thereof, whether such person or persons are expressly employed for such purposes or not;

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