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Purpose of this Division

  (1)   The purpose of this Division is to limit the remedies that are available against service providers for infringements of copyright that relate to the carrying out of certain online activities by service providers. A service provider must satisfy certain conditions to take advantage of the limitations.

Note 1A:   For the meaning of service provider , see section   116ABA.

Note 1:   Subdivision B contains a description of the relevant activities.

Note 2:   Subdivision C contains details of the limitations on remedies.

Note 3:   Subdivision D sets out the conditions that must be satisfied for a service provider to take advantage of the limitations. The limitations are automatic if a service provider complies with the relevant conditions.

  (2)   This Division does not limit the operation of provisions of this Act outside this Division in relation to determining whether copyright has been infringed.

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