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SPEECHES AND PRESS RELEASES IN SPEECHES AND PRESS RELEASES DATABASE

NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF SINGAPORE displays metadata and copies of speeches and press releases in this database for the purpose of reading and reference. If you wish to use the speeches or press releases or parts of them for a publication, exhibition, display, documentary, thesis or a project or event, please check the ‘Conditions Governing Access’ indicated with the speech or press release in our database. Kindly go to COPYRIGHT AND ACCESS CONDITIONS to find out more about ‘Conditions Governing Access’.

Unauthorised use or reproduction of the speeches and press releases in this database is not permitted.
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REPRODUCING COPIES OF SPEECHES AND PRESS RELEASES IN SPEECHES AND PRESS RELEASES DATABASE

You are able to print a speech or press release directly from the database for reading and reference. Please refer to the sections on 'Copyright and Access Conditions' and 'Additional Terms & Conditions Governing Usage' for more information.

If you need National Archives of Singapore to provide you with PC or microfilm reader printouts of any of the speeches and press releases in the database, please visit the Archives Reading Room of the National Archives of Singapore, located at Level 11 of the National Library Building from 9 October 2017. For more information, please visit http://www.nas.gov.sg/Archives-Reading-Room
Kindly complete the Reproduction Form which is available at the Archives Reading Room to order the printouts.

For enquiries regarding ordering copies of speeches and press releases, email nas@nlb.gov.sg.

In your request for copies of the speeches or press releases (using the Reproduction Form), please elaborate on how the speeches/press releases or parts of the speeches/press releases will be used.

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ADDITIONAL TERMS & CONDITIONS GOVERNING USAGE

By submitting the Reproduction Form or any other application for use, or printing copies from the database, you and the user of the speeches and press releases have agreed to comply with the provisions in this webpage including the following:

  • Requestor and user agree to assume all responsibility for use of the copies or extracts of speeches and press releases obtained from National Archives of Singapore. These should be used in a respectful manner without altering the records i.e. speeches or press releases in any manner. Requestor and user shall only use the speeches and press releases for the purpose as declared to National Archives of Singapore.
  • The speeches or press releases may not be used for any unlawful purpose or use or to defame any person or violate any person's right of privacy or in any manner contrary to the public interest.
  • National Archives of Singapore shall not be responsible for any liability, damage, loss or expenses that may be incurred as a result of use of the speeches and press releases.
  • It is the requestor's and user's responsibility to ensure that copyright is not infringed and any infringement that does occur is the sole responsibility of the requestor and user.
  • Requestor and user will be responsible for dealing with any copyright issues or public enquiry or feedback on the use of the copies, and requestor and user will address the issue, enquiry or feedback promptly should the situation arise.
  • No ownership or copyright of any speech or press release shall pass to the requestor or user as a result of National Archives of Singapore providing the speech or press release to the requestor or user.
  • Requestor and user shall not assign, transfer or sub-licence the reproduction rights of the speeches and press releases to any third party.
  • Requestor and user will not communicate, make copies, distribute, share, permit downloading or reuse the copies except with written permission from National Archives of Singapore.
  • Whenever speeches and press releases obtained from National Archives of Singapore are used or reproduced, users are to credit National Archives of Singapore and the relevant individual(s) or organisation(s), by including a credit line next to the record or part of the record quoted e.g. Ministry of Communications & Information Collection, Courtesy of National Archives of Singapore, in the case of speeches transferred from that ministry to National Archives of Singapore. We will advise you on the appropriate credit line for each record and you will be responsible for ensuring that the correct credit lines are used.
  • Upon request by National Archives of Singapore, users are to deposit 2 copies of the final product incorporating speeches or press releases provided by National Archives of Singapore 2 weeks from the date of production. The deposited copies will be made available for reference at the Archives Reading Room upon request by the public.
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CHARGES

Reproduction cost for printing copies at the Archives Reading Room will be levied based on the number and size of the pages printed.

REPRODUCTION COST

The Reproduction Cost is to cover the cost of reproducing the record and is based on the formats and sizes that you choose.

Size Costs (including GST)
Photocopy
A4 0.05
A3 0.15
Reader Printer
A4 0.45
A3 0.75
Computer Printouts
A4/A3 0.20

ORDERING OF DIGITAL COPIES OF THE SPEECHES AND PRESS RELEASES DATABASE

You can email the completed Image Reproduction Order Form and Annex 1 to National Archives of Singapore. Email to nas_photo_service@nlb.gov.sg.

Reproduction of digital copies of the speeches and press releases in pdf will be provided only upon payment of the Archival and Administrative Fees. Archival and Administrative Fees are charged in recognition of the cost of managing and preserving the documents and in administering and servicing requests for copies of the speeches and press releases.

Orders of the speeches and press releases will be processed when all approvals for reproduction and use of the speeches and press releases have been given and upon receipt of the applicable payment.

ARCHIVAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FEES

Type 1
Archival and Administration Fee for non-commercial use at S$18.69 (exclusive of GST)
Type 2
Archival and Administration Fee for commercial use at S$504.67 (exclusive of GST)
Any other use not defined in Type 2 Archive Administration Fee For use in products that generate sales and revenue with the end-beneficiary being private companies/individuals.
For use within advertisements for private companies/individuals.
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