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Copyright Legislation Amendment (Fair Go for Fair Use) Bill 2013


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

Summary

Amends the Copyright Act 1968 to: provide that digital locks or technical protection measures that restrict accessibility for the visually impaired and disabled are removed; provide legal protection to universities, libraries, schools, cultural institutions, content service providers and internet service providers from being sued when other persons have accessed certain online content; remove geocodes from the use of overseas content; and provide for a fair use exception.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/13  
Second reading moved 27/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (27/06/2013): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (20/09/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees