—(1) For the purposes of section 52(8)(a), 54(9)(a) or 54A(6)(a) of the Act, a record of the copying of a work or part of a work may, instead of being kept in writing, be kept in any manner that permits the information in the record to be elicited by the use of a computer.
(2) Subject to paragraph (3), for the purposes of section 52(8)(b), 54(9)(b) or 54A(6)(b) of the Act, where a record of the copying of a work or a part of a work is kept in writing, that record shall be kept in accordance with —
in the case of the copying of the whole or a part of a work not being an article contained in a periodical publication — the form in the Sixth Schedule or the Seventh Schedule, as the case requires.
(3) Strict compliance with the forms in the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Schedules is not necessary and substantial compliance is sufficient.
(4) For the purposes of sections 52(11), 54(10) and 54A(7) of the Act, the prescribed period shall be 4 years.