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Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act

A government review of the implications of digital technology for the Copyright Act 1994 resulted in the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008.

The Act:

  • Updates and clarifies how copyright applies to new technologies in today's digital environment
  • Promotes a modern legal framework to guide the protection and use of copyright material, while maintaining the balance between protection, access and use already established in the Act.

 

New regulations

Two sets of regulations relating to prescribed forms for internet service providers and TPMs came into force at the same time as the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act, on 31 October 2008.

Copyright Amendment Regulations

 

Related documents

You’ll find the parliamentary debates, submissions to select committee, and the select committee's report on the Parliament website.

 

FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Bill

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Related links

Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008

 

Last updated 6 December 2011