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These regulations amend the Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969 to update the protection provided to foreign countries. This update is made in accordance with Australia’s treaty obligations and commitment to protecting international sound recordings and encoded broadcasts.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 01
Registered 26 Nov 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Nov-2018
Tabled Senate28-Nov-2018
Date of repeal 24 Jul 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 21 November 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mitch Fifield

Minister for Communications and the Arts

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments commencing day after registration                                                    2

Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969                                                               2

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2019                                                                5

Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969                                                               5

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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.

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

27 November 2018

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this instrument is registered.

27 November 2018

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

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

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Copyright Act 1968.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Amendments

Part 1Amendments commencing day after registration

Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969

1  Regulation 2

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

2  Authority

                   These regulations are made under the Copyright Act 1968.

2  Regulation 3 (after the heading)

Insert:

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Act, including the following:

(a)    broadcast;

(b)    cinematograph film;

(c)    sound broadcast;

(d)    sound recording;

(e)    television broadcast;

(f)    work.

3  Subregulation 3(1)

Omit “, unless the contrary intention appears”.

4  Subregulation 3(1)

Insert:

foreign encoded broadcast: see subregulation 4(7C).

5  Subregulation 3(1) (definition of US broadcaster)

Repeal the definition.

6  Regulation 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

4  Protection—application of the Act (other than Part XIA) to specified foreign countries

7  Regulation 4 (after the heading)

Insert:

Scope

       (1AA)  For the purposes of section 184 of the Act, this regulation applies certain provisions of the Act (other than Part XIA of the Act (performers’ protection)) in relation to the foreign countries specified in this regulation, subject to the exceptions and modifications specified in this regulation.

8  Subregulation 4(7B)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

Encoded broadcasts made from Malaysia and the United States of America

          (7B)  Subject to these Regulations, a provision of Part VAA of the Act that applies to an encoded broadcast made from a place in Australia (an Australian encoded broadcast) applies in relation to a foreign encoded broadcast:

                     (a)  in the same way as the provision applies, under the Act, in relation to an Australian encoded broadcast; and

                     (b)  as if the foreign encoded broadcast were an Australian encoded broadcast.

          (7C)  A foreign encoded broadcast is an encoded broadcast made at a material time by a broadcaster if:

                     (a)  the broadcast is made from a place in:

                              (i)  Malaysia; or

                             (ii)  the United States of America; and

                     (b)  the broadcaster:

                              (i)  is entitled, under the law of the country from which the broadcast is made, to make that broadcast; and

                             (ii)  is, at the material time, a citizen or national of that country, or a person resident in, or a body corporate that has its headquarters in, that country.

          (7D)  For the purposes of paragraph 184(3)(a) of the Act, the following international agreements are specified:

                     (a)  in relation to the application of a provision of Part VAA of the Act to a broadcast made from a place in Malaysia—the Malaysia‑Australia Free Trade Agreement, done at Kuala Lumpur on 22 May 2012;

                     (b)  in relation to the application of a provision of Part VAA of the Act to a broadcast made from a place in the United States of America—the Australia‑United States Free Trade Agreement done at Washington DC on 18 May 2004.

Note:          In 2018, the text of these Agreements was accessible through the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (www.austlii.edu.au).

9  Regulation 8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

8  Protection—application of Part XIA of the Act to specified foreign countries

10  Regulation 8 (after the heading)

Insert:

Scope

          (1A)  For the purposes of section 248U of the Act, this regulation applies certain provisions of Part XIA of the Act (performers’ protection) in relation to the foreign countries specified in this regulation, subject to the exceptions and modifications specified in this regulation.

11  Part 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 4Application, savings and transitional provisions

12  In the appropriate position in Part 4

Insert:

15  Amendments made by the Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018

             (1)  The repeal of subregulation 4(7B) of these Regulations and its substitution with new subregulations 4(7B), (7C) and (7D) made by Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018 applies in relation to a foreign encoded broadcast made on or after the commencement of this regulation.

             (2)  The repeal and substitution of Schedule 3 to these regulations made by Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018 applies in relation to:

                     (a)  a recording heard in public on or after 1 January 2019; and

                     (b)  a broadcast made on or after 1 January 2019.

Note:          Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Copyright (International Protection) Amendment Regulations 2018 commences on 1 January 2019.

Part 2Amendments commencing 1 January 2019

Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969

13  Schedule 3

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 3Secondary uses of sound recordings

Note:       See the definition of Schedule 3 country in subregulation 3(1) and subregulations 6(2) and 7(2).

 

 

Countries that provide rights for secondary uses of sound recordings

Albania

Algeria

Andorra

Argentina

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahamas, The

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Benin

Bermuda

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei Darussalam

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Cabo Verde

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Estonia

Fiji

Finland

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

France

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Guatemala

Guinea

Holy See, The

Honduras

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova, Republic of

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

Pakistan

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Republic of Korea

Romania

Russian Federation

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Serbia

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Tajikistan

Thailand

Togo

Trinidad and Tobago

Turkey

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Uruguay

Venezuela

Vietnam