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Circuit Layouts Act 1989

Act No. 28 of 1989 as amended This compilation was prepared on 1 July 2007 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 21 of 2007 The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be […]

Copyright (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 to enable Australia to accept the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes [Assented to 13 December 1994] The Parliament of Australia enacts: PART 1—PRELIMINARY Short title etc. 1. This Act may be cited as the Copyright (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994. (2) In […]

Copyright Act 1968 (consolidated as of 15 April 2013)

Copyright Act 1968 (consolidated as of 15 April 2013)

Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Act 1999

 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 24 August 1999] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Act 1999. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by […]

Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 4 September 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by […]

Copyright Amendment (Film Directors’ Rights) Act 2005

No. 130, 2005 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 8 November 2005] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Film Directors’ Rights) Act 2005. 2 Commencement (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of […]

Copyright Amendment (Moral Rights) Act 2000

No. 159, 2000 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 21 December 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Moral Rights) Act 2000. 2 Commencement (1) This Act, other than Schedule 2, commences on the day on […]

Copyright Amendment (Parallel Importation) Act 2003

No. 34, 2003 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 15 April 2003] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Parallel Importation) Act 2003. 2 Commencement (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the […]

Copyright Amendment (Re-enactment) Act 1993

An Act to repeal the Copyright Amendment Act 1989, to re-enact certain provisions of that Act, and for related purposes COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT (RE-ENACTMENT) ACT 1993 No. 107 of 1993 – SECT 1 Short title (Assented to 22 December 1993) 1. This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Re-enactment) Act 1993. (Minister’s second reading […]

Copyright Amendment 1984

An Act to amend the law relating to copyright Copyright Amendment Act 1984 No. 43 of 1984 – SECT 1 Short title, &c. (Assented to 15 June 1984) 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 1984. (2) The Copyright Act 1968*1* is in the Act referred to as the Principal […]

Copyright Amendment Act (No. 1) 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 30 July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act (No.1) 1998. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the […]

Copyright Amendment Act (No. 2) 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 30 July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act (No. 2) 1998. 2 Commencement (1) This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent. (2) […]

Copyright Amendment Act 1980

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows: Short title, &c. 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 1980.*1* (2) The Copyright Act 1968*2* is in this Act referred […]

Copyright Amendment Act 1983

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 (Assented to 3 November 1983) BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows: Short title, &c. 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 1983. (2) The Copyright Act 1968*1* […]

Copyright Amendment Act 1986

An Act to amend the law relating to copyright COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT ACT 1986 No. 78 of 1986 – SECT 1 Short title, &c. (Assented to 24 June 1986) 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 1986. (2) The Copyright Act 1968*1* is in this Act referred to as the Principal […]

Copyright Amendment Act 1989

COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT ACT 1989 No. 32, 1989 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section 1. Short title etc. 2. Commencement 3. Long title 4. Interpretation 5. Performance 6. Fair dealing for purpose of research or study 7. Insertion of new section: 51AA. Copying of works in Australian Archives 8. Interpretation 9. Conditions upon which manufacturer may make records […]

Copyright Amendment Act 1991

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 174 of 1991 – SECT 1 Short title etc. (Assented to 23 December 1991) 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 1991. (2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Copyright Act 1968.*1* (Minister’s second reading speech […]

Copyright Amendment Act 2006

No. 158, 2006 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 11 December 2006] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act 2006. 2 Commencement (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, […]

Copyright Legislation Amendment Act 2004

No. 154, 2004 An Act to amend the law relating to copyright, and for related purposes [Assented to 15 December 2004] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Legislation Amendment Act 2004. Schedule 1—Amendments Copyright Act 1968 1 Subsection 43B(1) Omit “making of a reproduction”, substitute […]

Design Amendment Act 1981

An Act to amend the Designs Act 1906, and for related purposes BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows: PART I – PRELIMINARY Short title 1. This Act may be cited as the Designs Amendment Act 1981.*1* DESIGNS AMENDMENT ACT 1981 […]

Designs (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003

No. 148, 2003 An Act to amend certain Acts in consequence of the repeal of the Designs Act 1906 and the enactment of the Designs Act 2003, and for related purposes [Assented to 17 December 2003] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Designs (Consequential Amendments) Act […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Border Interception) Act 1999

 An Act to amend legislation relating to intellectual property, and for related purposes [Assented to 3 November 1999] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Border Interception) Act 1999. 2 Commencement This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012

No. 35, 2012 An Act to amend legislation relating to intellectual property, and for related purposes [Assented to 15 April 2012] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012. 1 2 Commencement (1) Each provision of this Act specified […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, the Designs Act 1906, the Patents Act 1990 and the Trade Marks Act 1995, and for other purposes {Assented to 27July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1. Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1998. 2. Commencement (1) Subject […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2003

No.48, 2003 An Act to amend legislation relating to intellectual property, and for related purposes [Assented to 26 June 2003] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2003. 2 Commencement (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the […]

Patents (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994

Part 1—Preliminary Short title etc. 1.- (1) This Act may be cited as the Patents (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994. (2) In this Act, “Principal Act”, means the Patents Act 1990 . Commencement 2.- Sections 4, 5, 6, 7 and 12 commence on 1 July 1995. Note: Under section 5 of the Acts Interpretation […]

Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000

 An Act to amend the Patents Act 1990 by repealing the petty patent scheme and providing for innovation patents and other minor amendments, and for related purposes [Assented to 24 November 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000. 2 Commencement […]

Patents Amendment Act 2001

No. 160, 2001 An Act to amend the Patents Act 1990, and for related purposes [Assented to 1 October 2001] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment Act 2001. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it […]

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 (consolidated as of May 24, 2012)

Act No. 110 of 1994 as amended This compilation was prepared on 24 May 2012 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 35 of 2012 The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be […]

Plant Breeder’s Rights Amendment Act 2002

No. 148, 2002 An Act to amend the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994, and for related purposes [Assented to 19 December 2002] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Plant Breeder’s Rights Amendment Act 2002. 2 Commencement This Act commences on the day after it receives the […]

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

Plant Breeder’s Act 1994 as amended in 2012  This compilation was prepared on 24 May 2012 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 35 of 2012 The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may […]

Trade Marks Act 1995 (consolidated as of June 3, 2012)

Act No. 119 of 1995 as amended This compilation was prepared on 3 June 2012 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 35 of 2012 The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be […]

Trade Marks Amendment (Madrid Protocol) Act 2000

No. 117, 2000 An Act to amend the Trade Marks Act 1995, and for related purposes [Assented to 7 September 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Trade Marks Amendment (Madrid Protocol) Act 2000. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a […]

Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Act 2011

No. 149, 2011 An Act to amend the Trade Marks Act 1995, and for related purposes [Assented to 1 December 2011] The Parliament of Australia enacts: Short title This Act may be cited as the Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Act 2011. Schedule 1—Trade Marks Act 1995 Trade Marks Act 1995 1 At the […]

Trade Marks and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2001

No. 99, 2001 An Act to amend the Trade Marks Act 1995, and for other purposes [Assented to 22 August 2001] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Trade Marks and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2001. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to this section, this Act commences on […]