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Review of Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) notice fee

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Review of the fee in the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Regulations

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Regulations allow an IPAP to charge up to $25 for processing a rights owner notice as part of the three notice regime set out in sections 122A to U of the Act.

After a six month review of the fee, Cabinet decided that the fee should remain at $25. MBIE will continue to monitor the operation of the regime with a view to recommending whether further reviews of the fee are necessary.

Read the cabinet paper outlining the decision [69 KB PDF] [Scoop copy: cabinetpaper.pdf]

Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Regulations – Fee review discussion document March 2012 [62 KB PDF] [Scoop copy: copyrightregulationsfeereviewdiscussiondocumentmar2012.pdf]

Read submissions received on the discussion document

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