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Copyright (Parallel Importing of Films) Amendment Act 2013

Year of Version:2013
Date of Entry into Force:October 31, 2013
Date of Text (Enacted):October 22, 2013
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:This Act makes amendments to sections 35 'Infringement by Importation' of the Copyright Act 1994 by replacing section 35(3) and (b) with:
'(a) imports a copy of the film into New Zealand within 5 months of the date that the film is first made available to the public; and
“(b) knows or has reason to believe that the film is imported into New Zealand within 5 months of that date; and
(2) In section 35(5), replace “31 October 2013” with “31 October 2016”.
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NZ161

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