Monday, August 17, 2015

Important update regarding deadline for public commentary on the new Copyright Amendment Bill


As you may know, the library and educational sectors have been lobbying since 1998 for better and more balanced copyright laws. On 27 July 2015, the Department of Trade and Industry published a new Copyright Amendment Bill for public comment. 

The deadline for public comment has been extended by 15 days to the 16th of September 2015.

Interested persons may submit written comments on the proposed Copyright Amendment Bill to:
Director General, Department of Trade and Industry
For Attention: Meshendri Padayachy
Private Bag X84
Pretoria, 0001

Hand deliver to
77 Meinjies Street
Block B, 1ST Floor,

For the current Copyright Act click here.