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SR 1995 No. 67 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Copyright (International Protection) Regulations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-1995
Tabled Senate09-May-1995
Gazetted 11 Apr 1995
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1995   No. 671

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Copyright (International Protection) Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Copyright Act 1968.

Dated 4 April 1995.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

D. KERR

Minister for Justice

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1.   Commencement

1.1   Regulations 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 and subregulations 10.1 and 10.10 commence on 1 July 1995.

[NOTE:  The remainder of these Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

2.   Amendment

2.1   The Copyright (International Protection) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

3.   Regulation 3 (Interpretation)

3.1   Subregulation 3 (3):

Omit “(a) of section 46 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901-1966,”, substitute “46 (1) (a) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901,”.

4.   Regulation 4 (Application of the Act)

4.1   Subregulation 4 (1):

Omit “Part II or Part III”, substitute “Part II, Part III or Part V”.

4.2   Paragraph 4 (2) (a):

Omit “Part II or Part III”, substitute “Part II, Part III or Part V”.

4.3   Subregulations 4 (3) and (4):

Omit “Part II or Part III”, substitute “Part II, Part III or Part V”.

4.4   Subregulation 4 (5):

Omit “Part 1, Part II, Part III or Part IV of”.

5.   Regulation 4B (Additional application of Act to certain performances)

5.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:

Application of the Act to certain performances having a connection with certain World Trade Organization countries

          “4B.   (1)    In this regulation:

‘relevant country’ means a country that constitutes, or forms part of, the territory of a country that:

             (a)   is specified in Part V of Schedule 1; and

             (b)   is not specified in Part IV of Schedule 1.


           “(2)   The provisions of Part XIA of the Act, relating to:

             (a)   sound recordings; and

             (b)   sound broadcasts of live performances; and

             (c)   sound transmissions of live performances to subscribers of diffusion services;

apply to the following performances:

             (d)   a performance by a performer who is a citizen, national or resident of a relevant country;

             (e)   a performance given in a relevant country;

              (f)   a performance recorded by a citizen, national or resident of a relevant country;

             (g)   a performance broadcast by a relevant broadcaster from a relevant country;

             (h)   a performance the first recording of which occurred in a relevant country.”.

6.   Regulation 8 (Copyright not to subsist in overseas editions in certain cases)

6.1   Paragraphs 8 (a) and (b):

Omit “Part II or Part III”, substitute “Part II, Part III or Part V”.

7.   Regulation 9 (Application of certain provisions of the Act to certain overseas works)

7.1   Subregulations 9 (2) and (3):

Omit “Part I or Part III”, substitute “Part I, Part III or Part V”.

8.   Regulation 13 (Modification of application of provisions of the Act to performances)

8.1   Paragraph 13 (2) (a):

After “IV”, insert “or V”.


8.2   Add at the end:

           “(4)   For the purposes of subregulation (2), if:

             (a)   Part V of Schedule 1 is remade; and

             (b)   on the remaking, the name of a country is included in the Part; and

             (c)   immediately before the remaking, the name of the country was not included in the Part;

the remaking of the Part is taken to be an amendment of these Regulations that inserts the name of the country in Part V.

           “(5)   This regulation is taken not to apply to, or to affect the application of, section 248QA of the Act as applied by a provision  of these Regulations.”.

9.   The Schedules

9.1   Heading:

Omit the heading.

10.   Schedule 1 (Countries to which the provisions of the Act apply)

10.1   Heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

 

                                              “SCHEDULE 1                   Regulations 3, 4,             4A, 4B, 8, 9, 10,           11, 12 and 13

 

COUNTRIES TO WHICH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT APPLY”.

10.2   Part I heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

“PART I

 

STATES PARTY TO THE BERNE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF LITERARY AND ARTISTIC WORKS”.

10.3   Part 1:

Insert the following countries in the appropriate alphabetical position determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

Estonia

 Guyana

 Lithuania

 Russian Federation

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

 Tanzania”.

10.4   Part II heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

“PART II

 

STATES PARTY TO THE UNIVERSAL COPYRIGHT CONVENTION THAT ARE NOT PARTY TO THE BERNE CONVENTION”.

10.5   Part II:

Omit “Russian Federation”.

10.6   Part II:

After “Saint Vincent and the Grenadines”, insert “Saudi Arabia”.

10.7   Part III heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

“PART III

 

COUNTRIES WITH WHICH AUSTRALIA HAS CONCLUDED A BILATERAL COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT”.


10.8   Part IV heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

“PART IV

 

STATES PARTY TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERFORMERS, PRODUCERS OF PHONOGRAMS AND BROADCASTING ORGANISATIONS (ROME CONVENTION)”.

10.9   Part IV:

After “Honduras”, insert:

“Hungary

 Iceland”.


10.10   Add at the end:

“PART V

 

MEMBERS OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

 

 

 

Antigua and Barbuda

Iceland

Romania

Argentina

India

Saint Lucia

Austria

Bahrain

Indonesia

Ireland

Saint Vincent and the    Grenadines

Bangladesh

Italy

Senegal

Barbados

Jamaica

Singapore

Belgium

Japan

Slovak Republic

Belize

Kenya

South Africa

Brazil

Korea, Republic of

Spain

Brunei Darussalam

Kuwait

Sri Lanka

Canada

Luxembourg

Suriname

Chile

Macau

Swaziland

Costa Rica

Malaysia

Sweden

Côte d’Ivoire

Malta

Tanzania

Czech Republic

Mauritius

Thailand

Denmark

Mexico

Trinidad and Tobago

Dominica

Morocco

Tunisia

Dominican Republic

Myanmar

Turkey

Finland

Namibia

Uganda

France

Netherlands

United Kingdom

Gabon

Germany

New Zealand

Nigeria

United States of    America

Ghana

Norway

Uruguay

Greece

Pakistan

Venezuela

Guyana

Paraguay

Zambia

Honduras

Peru

Zimbabwe”.

Hong Kong

Philippines

 

Hungary

Portugal

 

 

11.   Schedule 3

11.1   Heading:

Omit the heading, substitute:

SCHEDULE 3              Regulations 6 and 7

 

COUNTRIES THAT PROVIDE RIGHTS FOR SECONDARY USES OF SOUND RECORDINGS”.

11.2   Insert the following countries in the appropriate alphabetical position determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

“Barbados

 Bolivia

 Chile

 Dominican Republic

 Greece

 Honduras

 Jamaica

 Panama”.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on  11 April 1995.

2.   Statutory Rules 1969 No. 60 as amended by 1969 No. 65; 1974 No. 137; 1980 No. 276; 1981 No. 74; 1983 No. 127; 1984 No. 43; 1990 Nos. 356 and 357; 1991 Nos. 451 and 452; 1992 No. 124; 1993 No. 214; 1994 No. 114.