Copyright Act 1994

  • Warning: Some amendments have not yet been incorporated
  • This version was reprinted on 17 March 2016 to make corrections to sections 54, 134K(1), 135, 144A(2)(d) and 144B(2)(d) under section 25(1)(j)(i), (ii), and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
122T Obligations of IPAPs


Every IPAP must retain, for a minimum of 40 days, information on the allocation of IP addresses to each account holder.


Every IPAP must retain, for a minimum of 12 months, the following information:


any information about infringements that is sent by rights owners to the IPAP for the purpose of matching infringements to account holders:


in relation to each of the IPAP’s account holders,—


any infringement notices issued to the account holder; and


any challenges to infringement notices and any responses to them; and


which infringement notices (if any) have been cancelled or have expired; and


any orders made under section 122P suspending an account holder’s account.


No IPAP may release the name or contact details of an account holder to a rights owner unless—


authorised to do so by the account holder; or


required to do so by the Tribunal or a court.


On or before 31 December 2012, and annually thereafter, every IPAP must publish on its Internet site a report on its compliance with this section during the period starting on 1 October in the previous year and ending on 30 September in the year of the report.

Section 122T: inserted, on 1 September 2011, by section 6 of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 11).