Provided that before making an order under this section in respect of any foreign country (other than a country with which India has entered into a treaty or which is a party to a convention relating to copyright to which India is also a party), the Central Government shall be satisfied that that foreign country has made, or has undertaken to make, such provisions, if any, as it appears to the Central Government expedient to require for the protection in that country of works entitled to copyright under the provisions of this Act.
The order may provide that the provisions of this Act shall apply either generally or in relation to such classes of works or such classes of cases as may be specified in the order. The order may provide that the term of copyright in India shall not exceed that conferred by the law of the country to which the order relates
The order may provide that the enjoyment of the rights conferred by this Act shall be subject to the accomplishment of such conditions and formalities, if any, as may be prescribed by the order.
In applying the provisions of this Act as to ownership of copyright, the order may make exceptions and modifications as appear necessary, having regard the law of the foreign country.
The order may provide that this Act or any part works made before the commencement of the order or that this Act or any part thereof shall not apply to works first published before the commencement of the order.