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Therapeutic Goods Legislation Amendment (Copyright) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the Copyright Act 1968 to prevent companies commencing legal action asserting copyright in the text of an approved product information (PI) document for a medicine where it is used in the PI document of another version of the same medicine.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/02/11  
Second reading moved 24/02/11  
Referred to Main Committee 22/03/11  
Second reading debate 23/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/11  
Reported from Main Committee 23/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/11  
Second reading moved 25/03/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 11/05/11  
Assent 27/05/11 Act no.: 39 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes