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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 135AL

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"action " means a proceeding of a civil nature between parties, including a counterclaim.

"broadcaster " means a person licensed under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to provide a broadcasting service (as defined in that Act) by which an encoded broadcast is delivered.

"channel provider " means a person who:

                     (a)  packages a channel (which might include programs produced by the person); and

                     (b)  supplies a broadcaster with the channel; and

                     (c)  carries on a business that involves the supply of the channel;

where, apart from any breaks for the purposes of the transmission of incidental matter, the channel is broadcast as part of an encoded broadcast service.

"decoder " means a device (including a computer program) designed or adapted to decrypt, or facilitate the decryption of, an encoded broadcast.

"encoded broadcast " means:

                     (a)  a subscription broadcast; or

                     (b)  a broadcast (except a radio broadcast or subscription broadcast) that is encrypted and is delivered by a commercial broadcasting service, or a national broadcasting service, within the meaning of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 .

"subscription broadcast " means a broadcast that is encrypted and is made available by the broadcaster only to persons authorised by the broadcaster to access the broadcast in intelligible form.

"unauthorised decoder " means a device (including a computer program) designed or adapted to decrypt, or facilitate the decryption of, an encoded broadcast without the authorisation of the broadcaster.



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