[IRTalk] Copyright Amendment Bill & Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill passed by National Assembly

Dr Leti Kleyn Leti at assaf.org.za
Thu Dec 6 12:27:30 SAST 2018

Copyright Amendment Bill passed
The National Assembly  has passed the Copyright Amendment Bill. This only happened after a second round of voting. The Bill could initially not be passed due to insufficient Members of Parliament in the House and the decision had to stand over.

National Assembly passes Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill
The National Assembly has passed the Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill with 198 MPs voting in favour and six against.

Read the Bill here: https://libguides.wits.ac.za/ld.php?content_id=45613747

See the debate here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1G-nctIy-I (starting at 48:13)
A truly great day for access to knowledge in South Africa.


Dr Leti Kleyn
Programme Officer: Humanities & STEM Education
Science Advisory Programme
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