This Act is administered in the Ministry of Commerce.
1 Short Title and commencement
Part 1Amendments to Copyright Act 1994
2 Part to be part of Copyright Act 1994
4 Meaning of “issue to the public”
“issue to the public”
5 Meaning of “infringing copy”
6 Criminal liability for making or dealing with infringing objects
7 Definitions—border protection measures
8 Notices to Chief Executive concerning importations of parallel imports
9 No compensation for diminution in rights attaching to copyright
Part 2Amendments to Medicines Act 1981
10 Part to be part of Medicines Act 1981
11 Restrictions on sale or supply of new medicines
12 Distribution of changed medicines restricted
13 Duty of importer and manufacturer to have and produce specifications of medicines
An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1994 and the Medicines Act 1981 to—
(a) Remove the prohibition on parallel importing from the Copyright Act 1994; and
(b) Increase the penalties for importation of pirated copyright works and for breaching certain requirements of the Medicines Act 1981 in relation to the sale and distribution of medicines
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:
(1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright (Removal of Prohibition on Parallel Importing) Amendment Act 1998.
(2) This Act comes into force on the day on which it receives the Royal assent.
This Part is part of the Copyright Act 1994 (in this Part referred to as the “principal Act”).
This section inserted the definition of the term graphic work in s 2(1) of the principal Act.
This section amended s 9(1), and inserted s 9(1)(d) of the principal Act.
(1) This subsection substituted s 12(3) of the principal Act.
(2) This subsection inserted s 12(5A) of the principal Act.
(1) This subsection substituted s 131(5) of the principal Act.
(2) This subsection repealed section 131(8) of the principal Act.
This section inserted para (c)(ia) of the definition of the term pirated copy in s 135 of the principal Act.
(1) The principal Act is amended by repealing section 144.
(2) Any notices given under section 144 cease to have effect on the commencement of this Act.
No person is entitled to compensation from the Crown in respect of any diminution in the rights attaching to copyright that may arise by virtue of the enactment of this Part of this Act.
This Part is part of the Medicines Act 1981 (in this Part referred to as the “principal Act”).
This section substituted s 20(4) of the principal Act.
This section inserted s 24(7) of the principal Act.
This section substituted s 42(3) of the principal Act.