I. Any library in Hong Kong to which section 15 of the Copyright Act 1911 applied until the Copyright Act 1956 was brought into operation in Hong Kong.
II. Any library of a school (as defined by section 41(7) of the Act), university, college of a university or university college.
III. Any library administered under the Public Health and Urban Services Ordinance (Cap 132).
IV. Any library administered as part of a Government Department.
V. Any library conducted for, or administered by any establishment or organization conducted for, the purposes of facilitating or encouraging the study of all or any of the following religion, philosophy, science (including any natural or social science), technology, medicine, history, literature, languages, education bibliography, fine arts, music or law.