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Copyright Amendment 2017

Bill Number: B13-2017
Status
Bill Status
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015

Year of publication

2015

Publication for comment (draft bill)

Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015

Explanatory Summary

Notice of introduction published in GG 40121 of 5 July 2016

Parliamentary Documents
DateTypeTitle
2017-05-23Briefing PaperCopyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017] and Performers' Protection Amendment Bill [B24-2016]: Department of Arts and Culture
2017-05-23Briefing PaperCopyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017] and Performers' Protection Amendment Bill [B24-2016]: Department of Trade and Industry
2017-05-30Briefing PaperCopyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017] and the Performers' Protection Amendment Bill [B24-2016]: Department Briefing
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: SAMRO
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: DALRO
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Global Expert Network
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: University of Cape Town
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: LIASA
2017-08-03SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: CIP
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: SAMPRA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: SABDC
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Nisa Global Entertainment
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Copyright Alliance
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: RiSA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: PASA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: SAIIPL
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: DFA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: MMA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Multichoice and M-Net
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: FXI
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Google
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Kagiso Media
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Blind SA
2017-08-04SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: IMPRA
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: IPA
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Wikimedia South Africa
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: CAPASSO
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Innovus Stellenbosch University
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: AMCHAM
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: VANSA
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Strauss and Co
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Loyola University Chicago School of Law
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Sasol
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Spoor and Fisher
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: NFVF
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: NCLIS
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: NAB
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: MPASA
2017-08-15SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: IFRRO
2017-08-16SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Aspire Art Auctions
2017-08-16SubmissionHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: South African Composers
2017-08-16Briefing PaperHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Department of Science and Technology
2018-05-22Briefing PaperHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Department of Arts and Culture
2018-06-06Briefing PaperHearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: Provisions in the Bill
2018-09-06Committee ReportInterim Report of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry in terms of National Assembly Rule 286(4)(c), on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017], dated 5 September 2018
2018-09-13Briefing PaperLinkages between the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017] and Performers' Protection Amendment Bill [B24-2016]
2018-10-15Amendment to BillCopyright Amendment Bill [B13-207]: Additional Clauses
2018-11-16Committee ReportReport of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017], dated 15 November 2018
2019-03-20Committee ReportReport of the Select Committee on Trade and International Relations on the Copyright Amendment Bill [B13B-2017], dated 20 March 2019
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
DA wants Ramaphosa to send Copyright Bill back to parliamentBusiness Day2019-06-09
Rob Davies moves to calm outcry over Copyright Amendment BillBusiness Day2019-04-22
Ramaphosa petitioned not to sign Copyright Amendment Bill into lawTimes Live2019-04-16
Musicians march over copyright billCape Times2019-04-10
Why South Africa's creatives can't accept the Copyright Amendment BillMusic Africa2019-04-10
NCOP in final dash to conclude its businessBusiness Day2019-03-28
13 Bills, including Carbon Tax, NCOP members are considering this weekEyewitness News2019-03-25
Copyright Amendment Bill advances despite outcryBusiness Day2019-03-25
Creatives coalition appeals to DTI to reconsider Copyright Amendment BillPolity.org.za2019-03-20
Davies warned that 'devastating' Copyright Amendment Bill could cost SA jobsFin242019-03-18
Copyright Amendment Bill adoption postponedFin242018-12-09
Improved protection for SA actorsBizcommunity2018-12-07
Copyright Amendment Bill passedSABC News2018-12-06
Trade, Industry Committee adopts copyright billsBizcommunity2018-11-16
How copyright bill will affect musicians, academics and the visually impairedCity Press2018-09-14
Reshaping copyright laws for the digital eraBusiness Day2017-12-21
New SA legislation favours Google and Facebook at expense of artists and writersFinancial Mail2017-11-30
Department repeats mistakes of others in bid to alter copyright lawBusiness Day2017-10-13
Copyright Amendment Bill Harshly CriticisedCallsheet2017-09-28
Bill to address non-payment of musiciansSANews.gov.za2017-08-21
Revision plans for copyright bill raise MPs' ireBusiness Day2017-08-21
Copy Right Bill to protect musicians' royalties - DTIFin242017-08-20
Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee addresses concerns in Copyright BillKnowledge Bylanes South Africa2017-08-18
Concern raised over copyright proposalBusiness Day2017-08-16
Chamber calls for clarity on copyright billBusiness Day2017-08-07
What's worrying the American Chamber of Commerce about SA's copyright billBusiness Day2017-08-07
Bill will deter investment by broadcasters, MPs toldBusiness Day2017-08-04
Bill's education copyright clause 'hurts publishers'Bizcommunity2017-08-04
Why fears about 'fair use' copyright law are unfoundedBusiness Day2017-08-04
Industry gives copyright bill thumbs downBusiness Day2017-08-02
New copyright bill may negatively impact publishers - PASAFin242017-08-02
Parly tackles long overdue Copyright Amendment BillITWeb2017-08-02
Publishers warn of negative economic effect of Copyright Act amendmentBusiness Day2017-08-02
Why publishing industry is in uproar over copyright billBusiness Day2017-08-02
New bill won't benefit authorsThe New Age2017-07-30
South African Copyright Alliance voices concerns over proposed Copyright Amendment BillBizcommunity2017-07-25
Final text of Copyright Amendment Bill to be put before parliament this monthhtxt.africa2016-07-07
Copyright Amendment Bill - SA's latest IP minefieldIT-Online2015-10-28
Copyright Amendment Bill harshly criticisedITWeb2015-09-15
Toughened law to take on piracyITWeb2015-08-31
Copyright Amendment Bill boggles legal mindsMoneyweb2015-08-21
Opinion Pieces
New copyright amendment bill demands broader consultationCity Press2019-05-17
Promoting the rights of creatorsRecreate2019-05-10
Artists resort to what they know best to get President Ramaphosa's attentionDaily Maverick2019-05-07
Copyright and Related Issues: Commonly Asked Questions on the Copyright Amendment Bill 2019University of the Witwatersrand2019-05-06
Hear our voices on the Copyright Amendment BillNews242019-04-15
Copyright Bill: Don't throw the baby out with the bath waterDaily Maverick2019-04-11
Flexible copyright bill rightly factors in swiftly changing tech sectorBusiness Day2019-04-04
EDITORIAL: Flawed copyright bill needs more workBusiness Day2019-03-27
Reckless copyright bill a threat to creative industriesBusiness Day2019-03-27
Rights for Creators or Dismantling Copyright?Polity.org.za2019-03-27
South Africa Moves Forward With Creator Rights AgendaIntellectual Property Watch2019-03-21
Copyright reforms to improve access to educationNews242019-03-18
Fatally flawed copyright bill will favour internet giantsBusiness Day2019-03-14
Free to reproduce, free to exploit: South Africa's copyright amendment billThe Conversation2019-03-14
The Copyright Amendment Bill will improve publishing, not destroy itBusiness Day2019-03-09
Copyright Amendment Bill puts the publishing sector, and jobs, at riskBusiness Day2019-03-07
Copyright Amendment Bill will undermine the President's SONA promisesDaily Maverick2019-02-25
Uncertain future for mission-led publishers at university presses and institutesVoices3602018-12-03
Copyright reform: Carrying Fire and Water in the same mouthDaily Maverick2018-11-27
Copyleft Amendments to CopyrightAnton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property2018-11-26
Shambolic Copyright Amendment Bill will favour Google and its ilkBusiness Day2018-10-19
Where does graffiti stand when it comes to copyright?Bizcommunity2018-08-24
New bills allow corporate giants to rip off artistsBusiness Day2018-06-14
How proposed changes in Copyright Amendment Bill will affect tech startupsventureburn2017-08-16
Copyright Amendment Bill in Parliament: Whose Right is it anyway?Daily Maverick2017-08-02
Parliament can help blind people access booksGroundUp2017-08-02
Op-Ed: Bringing our copyright laws into the digital eraDaily Maverick2017-08-01
South African Copyright Alliance voices concerns over proposed Copyright Amendment BillCallsheet2017-07-31
Comments by PEN Afrikaans on the Copyright Amendment Bill, No 13 of 2017Litnet2017-07-03
Intellectual property now also under threat in SAPoliticsweb2017-06-26
Why SA's copyright amendment is still not rightBusiness Day2017-06-20
What's right with the new copyright amendment bill?Polity.org.za2017-06-15
Copyright Amendment Bill 2017GoLegal2017-05-30
Anthea Jeffery: The Copyright Bill - threat to patent rightsBiznews.com2015-10-07
Copyright: The ANC govt takes another slice off property rights - IRRPoliticsweb2015-09-17
Copyright bill will empower blind peopleGroundUp2015-08-26
Copyright Amendment BillPolity.org.za2015-08-20
Execution of Copyright Amendment Bill 'abysmal'Bizcommunity2015-08-11
DTI Dishes Up A Hopeless Curate's EggStellenbosch University - Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property2015-08-05
Let's pray for mediocrity: Another case of legislative diarrhoeaPolity.org.za2015-08-04
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
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