Publication of proposal for a bill transposing Directive 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Single Digital Market and the SatCab Directive 2019/789
The long-awaited bill amending the Act on Copyright and Related Rights has been published on the Government Legislation Centre website.
The bill is intended to implement two directives,
Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market and amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC, and
Directive (EU) 2019/789 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television and radio programmes, and amending Council Directive 93/83/EEC.