Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Download] [Help]

OLYMPIC INSIGNIA PROTECTION ACT 1987


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

            

CHAPTER 1--Introduction
            

   PART 1.1----INTRODUCTION

   1.      Short title  
   1A.     Simplified outline  
            

CHAPTER 2--Copyright and design protection
            

   PART 2.1----INTRODUCTION

   2.      Interpretation  
   2A.     Artistic work of olympic torch and flame may be prescribed  
   3.      Act to bind Crown  
   4.      Extension of Act to external Territories  

   PART 2.2----COPYRIGHT PROTECTION

   5.      Ownership etc. of copyright in the olympic symbol  

   PART 2.3----DESIGN PROTECTION

   6.      Ownership of design of olympic symbol  
   7.      Monopoly of design  
   8.      Infringement of monopoly in protected design  
   9.      Remedies for infringement of monopoly in protected design  
   9A.     Australian Consumer Law provides further remedies  
   10.     Registration of designs  
   11.     Extension or reduction of protection periods in relation to registered olympic designs  
   11A.    Reduction of protection periods for registered torch and flame designs  
   12.     Register of Olympic Designs  
   13.     Delegation  
   14.     Approved forms  
   14A.    Doing act when Designs Office reopens after end of period otherwise provided for doing act  

   PART 2.4----MISCELLANEOUS

   15.     Certain purported dispositions or charges to be void  
   16.     Validation of certain licences  
   17.     Application of the Copyright Act 1968  
   18.     Protected designs not to be registered under the Designs Act 1906  
   18A.    AOC to maintain Register of licences  
   19.     Certain marks not to be registered under the Trade Marks Act 1995  
   20.     Preservation of certain existing rights  
   21.     Compensation for acquisition of property  
            

CHAPTER 3--Protected olympic expressions
            

   PART 3.1----INTRODUCTION

           Division 1--General provisions

   22.     Object of Chapter  
   23.     Definitions  
   24.     Protected olympic expressions  
   25.     Chapter binds the Crown  
   26.     Application of Chapter  
   27.     Additional operation of Chapter  

           Division 2--Use for commercial purposes etc

   28.     Application of expressions or statements  
   29.     Sponsorship-like support  
   30.     Use for commercial purposes  
   31.     Exemption--statements about past participation of Olympians  
   32.     Exemption--statements about preparation or training of Olympians by sporting organisations and institutes  
   33.     Exemption--statements about sports-related personal services  
   34.     Exemption--statements about supply of goods or services to past teams or Games  
   35.     Certain uses not alone sufficient to suggest sponsorship or sponsorship-like support  

   PART 3.2----PROTECTION OF PROTECTED OLYMPIC EXPRESSIONS

   36.     Regulation of use of protected olympic expressions  
   37.     Persons involved in contraventions of section 36  

   PART 3.3----LICENSING

   38.     Licensing by the AOC  
   39.     Limitation on licence  
   40.     AOC to maintain Register of licences  

   PART 3.4----ENFORCEMENT

           Division 1--Remedies

   41.     Injunctions  
   42.     Interim injunctions  
   43.     Corrective advertisements  
   44.     Damages  
   45.     Account of profits  
   46.     Destruction or delivery of goods  
   47.     Consent of the AOC to institute remedial proceedings  
   48.     Other remedies  

           Division 2--Importation of goods

   49.     Definitions  
   50.     Determinations about owners of goods  
   51.     Importation of goods by the AOC  
   52.     Notice of objection to importation  
   53.     Consent of the AOC to giving of notices  
   54.     Comptroller-General of Customs may seize goods  
   55.     Notice of seizure  
   56.     Forfeiture of goods--by consent  
   57.     Release of goods--no application for injunction  
   58.     Application for injunction--additional parties, relief etc.  
   59.     Disposal of goods ordered to be forfeited  
   60.     Power of Comptroller-General of Customs to retain control of goods  
   61.     Insufficient security  
   62.     Commonwealth not liable for loss etc. suffered because of seizure  
   63.     Modification in relation to Christmas Island etc.  

           Division 3--Groundless threats

   64.     Groundless threats of legal proceedings  
   65.     Counterclaim in action on groundless threats  

   PART 3.5----JURISDICTION OF PRESCRIBED COURTS ETC.

   66.     Prescribed courts  
   67.     Jurisdiction of Federal Court  
   68.     Jurisdiction of other prescribed courts  
   69.     Transfer of proceedings  

   PART 3.6----MISCELLANEOUS

   70.     Concurrent operation of State and Territory laws  
   71.     Preservation of existing rights  
   72.     Acquisition of property  
   73.     Implied freedom of political communication  
   74.     Chapter has effect in addition to contracts  
   75.     Validation of certain licences  
            

CHAPTER 4--Regulations
            

   PART 4.1----REGULATIONS

   76.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE Outline of the olympic symbol


AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback