Provisions of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006

Provisions of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006

13 November 2006

© Commonwealth of Australia 2006
ISBN 0 642 71723 0

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Members of the Committee (PDF 67KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 62KB)
Recommendations (PDF 44KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 45KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Overview of the Bill (PDF 106KB)
Chapter 3 - Key issues (PDF 352KB)

Balancing of interests
Schedules 1 and 2 – criminal liability
Schedule 6 – Exceptions to infringement of copyright
Schedule 8 – Responses to Digital Agenda review
Schedule 12 - Technological protection measures
Committee view

Supplementary Report by the Australian Labor Party (PDF 59KB)

Strict liability provisions
Time-shifting and format-shifting
Three-step test
Fair dealing for research and study
Official copying of library and archive material
Maker of communication – Schedule 7
Copyright Tribunal amendments
Review of impact of changes
Inadequate time to consider legislation
Alternative approach if recommendation 1 is not accepted

Dissenting comments by the Australian Democrats (PDF 54KB)

Inadequate time to consider legislation

Appendix 1 (PDF 120KB)

Submissions received
Tabled documents

Appendix 2 (PDF 40KB)

Witnesses who appeared before the Committee
  Canberra, Tuesday 7 November 2006

Appendix 3 (PDF 125KB)

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Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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