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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 134B

Interpretation

                   In this Division:

"action period " , in relation to particular seized copies, means the period prescribed by the regulations after notice of a claim for release of the copies is given to the objector under section 135AED.

"claim period " , in relation to particular seized copies, means the period prescribed by the regulations after notice of seizure of the copies is given to the importer under section 135AC.

"Comptroller-General of Customs " means the person who is the Comptroller-General of Customs in accordance with subsection 11(3) or 14(2) of the Australian Border Force Act 2015 .

"copy " , in relation to copyright material, means:

                     (a)  if the copyright material is a work--an article in which the work is embodied; or

                     (b)  if the copyright material is a sound recording, or a sound broadcast as recorded in a sound recording--a record embodying the sound recording; or

                     (c)  if the copyright material is a cinematograph film or a television broadcast as recorded in a cinematograph film--an article in which the visual images or sounds comprising the film are embodied; or

                     (d)  if the copyright material is a published edition of a work--an article in which the edition is embodied.

"copyright material " means:

                     (a)  a work; or

                     (b)  a sound recording; or

                     (c)  a cinematograph film; or

                     (d)  a published edition of a work; or

                     (e)  a television or sound broadcast as recorded in a cinematograph film or a sound recording.

"importer " , in relation to copies of copyright material, includes a person who or which is, or holds himself, herself or itself out to be, the owner or importer of the goods comprising the copies.

"objector " , in relation to particular seized copies, means the person who gave the notice under subsection 135(2) as a result of the giving of which the copies were seized.

"owner " , in relation to the copyright in copyright material, includes an exclusive licensee of the copyright in the material.

"personal information " has the same meaning as in the Privacy Act 1988 .

"seized copies " means copies seized under subsection 135(7).

"working day " means a day that is not:

                     (a)  a Saturday; or

                     (b)  a Sunday; or

                     (c)  a public holiday in the Australian Capital Territory.



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