Day: June 29, 2012

Copyright Bill C-11 passes Senate and given Royal Assent (updated)Copyright Bill C-11 passes Senate and given Royal Assent (updated)



Bill C-11, The Copyright Modernization Act passed Third Reading in the House of commons and was given First Reading in the Senate on June 18, 2012. On June 26, 2012, the Bill was passed by the Senate Banking Committee. On June 27, 2012 the Senate Banking Committee reported C-11 back to the Senate without amendment. Earlier today, June 29, 2012, the Bill was passed by the Senate and given Royal Assent. It will come into force in the next few months through an order-in-council process.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-06-29Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-06-29