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Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Copyright Act 1968 to enable copyright owners to apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an order requiring a carriage service provider to block access to an online location operated outside Australia that has the primary purpose of infringing copyright or facilitating the infringement of copyright.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/03/15  
Second reading moved 26/03/15  
Second reading debate 16/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/15  
Consideration in detail debate 16/06/15 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/15  
Second reading moved 18/06/15  
Second reading debate 22/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/06/15  
Assent 26/06/15 Act no.: 80 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet HK143]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7710]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/03/2015): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (11/06/2015)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)