Copyright and Trade Marks Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords

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Commencement of section 107A of 1988 Act.     13. Section 165(2) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which contains section 107A of the 1988 Act (enforcement of section 107 by local weights and measures authority), shall come into force on the commencement of this Act.
Damages for copyright infringement.     14. In section 97 of the 1988 Act (provisions as to damages in infringement action)-
    (a) in subsection (2)-
      (i) after paragraph (b) insert ", and
    (c) the value of the work,";
      (ii) omit "additional"; and
    (b) after subsection (2) insert-
    "(3) In exercising its powers under subsection (2), in addition or as an alternative to awarding damages to compensate a plaintiff for financial loss, the court may award aggravated or exemplary damages or both aggravated and exemplary damages."
Orders for preserving evidence etc.     15. In section 7 of the Civil Procedure Act 1997 (power of courts to make orders for preserving evidence, etc.), after subsection (7) insert-
    "(7A) This subsection applies where the applicant's grounds for believing that any evidence or property mentioned in subsection (1) are present in premises are based upon information of which he does not have direct knowledge.
      (7B) In a case where subsection (7A) applies, the court may if it thinks fit make an order under this section notwithstanding that the applicant has not identified the source of his information.".
Interpretation.     16. In this Act-
    "the 1988 Act" means the Copyright , Designs and Patents Act 1988;
    "the 1994 Act" means the Trade Marks Act 1994.
Short title, commencement and extent.     17. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Copyright and Trade Marks Act 2000.
      (2) This Act shall come into force at the end of the period of three months beginning with the date on which it is passed.
      (3) Section 15 of this Act extends to England and Wales only.
      (4) The remainder of this Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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