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Statute Law Revision Act 2011

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Year of current version:2011
Date of Text (Enacted):March 22, 2011
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:
The Statute Law Revision Act 2011 (No. 5, 2011) makes various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, repeals certain obsolete Acts, and provides for related purposes

In particular refer to the IP-related laws listed below for further details:
-Schedule "Amendment of principal Acts" that includes the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (page 17); the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (page 18); the Customs Act 1901 (page 23); the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 (page 28)

-Schedule 2 "Amendment of amending Acts": the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2010 (page 33)

-Schedule 5 "References to specific Ministers" that includes: the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 (page 44); the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989 (page 44); the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 (page 47); the Customs Tariff Act 1995 (page 53); the Telecommunications Act 1997 (page 69)

-Schedule 6 "References to specific Departments":
-Part 1 "Departments of State", the Radiocommunications Act 1992 (page 89); the Telecommunications Act 1997 (page 91);
-Part 2 "Parliamentary Departments": the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 (page 94); the Telecommunications Act 1997 (page 97)

-Schedule 7 "References to Secretaries to Departments": the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989 (page 102); the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (page 104); Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (page 106); the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (page 107); the Patents Act 1990 (page 113); the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (page 114); the Telecommunications Act 1997 (page 116); the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (page 117); the Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 (page 118)

-Date of entry into force: see Section 2 "Commencement", page 14
Available Texts: 
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Statute Law Revision Act 2011 Statute Law Revision Act 2011, Complete document (pdf) [674 KB] Statute Law Revision Act 2011, Complete document (htm) [645 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU298

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