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Bringing music to Singapore

Post by Pominoz » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 5:21 pm

Hi all,

Can you bring copied CD's into Singapore when you move, i.e. in your shipment? I have some music that I downloaded ages ago (on my old laptop which since died a death so I don't have the original anymore), and burned to disc, but I heard that discs that are not the official one are not allowed (even if you downloaded the original music legally).

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 21 Mar 2013 4:35 am

Highly doubtful that you will have any issues unless you are bringing in a container load of CD's.

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Post by JR8 » Thu, 21 Mar 2013 5:10 am

As I understand it...

In the UK I can buy a music CD from a shop to keep at home. I can then legally make a separate copy under 'fair use' to keep in say my car, or holiday home.

I am not seeking to defraud anyone. Just using what I have paid for, where and when I need it.

That principal seems reasonable. But importing solely copies without owning the originals, might be a different thing. Don't know, just thinking aloud re: the principals involved.

Have you checked the ICA website?

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Post by Pominoz » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 4:50 pm

Hi, thank you both for the advice, most appreciated :)

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