On 16 September 2014 the House of Representative passed the Bill on Copyright, replacing former Law No. 19 of 2002 on Copyright.
Key points in the new Copyright Act are, among others:
- Article 16 (3): copyright is intangible moving objects and could be used as collateral fiduciary.
- Article 57 (1): the protection of moral rights is unlimited.
- Article 58 (1): the protection of economic right is extended from 50 years after the creator’s death to be 70 years after the creator’s death.
- Article 69: there will be one national collective management organizations (CMO) to collect and manage the royalty of copyright owners.
- Criminal copyright infringement now requires a formal complaint from the authorized/ the holder of the rights.
- The new Act regulates traditional cultural expressions, data compilations and video games.
- Government has authority to block website containing the material of copyright infringement.