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This template is suitable for situations when the source country expiration period is 50 years (for example, in w:Belarus) thus it's in public domain.


To create a new language version of this template, create a new subpage and use this code:

| top = ''This work is in the '''[[public domain]]''' in the United States and the source country. In most cases, this means that its copyright expired under the law of the source country '''and''' it was either published prior to January 1, 1923 or its copyright also expired under the law of the United States. Its copyright has also expired in those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus '''50''' years or less.''<br/><center><small><u>'''To the uploader: please provide relevant publication and authorship details.<br/>For non-US works, consider attaching a country-specific tag if available.'''</u></small></center>
| bottom = <small>Note that in the countries and areas that do not apply the [[w:rule of the shorter term#Worldwide_situation|rule of the shorter term]], this work might not be in the public domain (this especially applies in Germany, Mexico, and Switzerland). The creator and year of publication are essential information and must be provided. See [[w:Wikipedia:Public domain|Wikipedia:Public domain]] and [[W:Wikipedia:Copyrights|Wikipedia:Copyrights]] for more details.''</small>
| lang = {{subst:SUBPAGENAME}}
{{translated tag|license}}