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Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Communications)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Uses that do not infringe copyright                                                3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                      3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     24

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    24

Part 3—Transitional provisions                                                                               38

Schedule 2—Duration of copyright                                                                           44

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    44

Schedule 3—Minor amendments                                                                                 54

Part 1—References to Attorney-General                                                           54

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    54

Part 2—Preconditions for making regulations                                                 57

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    57

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

4.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.