(1) In this Part-
"dramatic work" (戲劇作品) includes a work of dance or mime;
"literary work" (文學作品) means any work, other than a dramatic or musical work, which is written, spoken or sung, and accordingly includes-
(a) a compilation of data or other material, in any form, which by reason of the selection or arrangement of its contents constitutes an intellectual creation, including but not limiting to a table;
(b) a computer program; and
(c) preparatory design material for a computer program;
"musical work" (音樂作品) means a work consisting of music, exclusive of any words or action intended to be sung, spoken or performed with the music.
(2) Copyright does not subsist in a literary, dramatic or musical work unless and until it is recorded, in writing or otherwise; and references in this Part to the time at which such a work is made are to the time at which it is so recorded.
(3) It is immaterial for the purposes of subsection (2) whether the work is recorded by or with the permission of the author; and where it is not recorded by the author, nothing in that subsection affects the question whether copyright subsists in the record as distinct from the work recorded.