HC Deb 05 December 1984 vol 69 c385

Mr. William Powell, supported by Mr. Nicholas Lyell, Mr. Nicholas Baker, Mr. Bryan Gould, Mr. David Madel, Mr. Richard Shepherd, Mr. Nigel Forman, and Mr. Patrick Nicholls, presented a Bill to amend the Copyright Act 1956 so as to provide new penalties for offences relating to infringing copies of computer programmes; to provide for the issue and execution of search warrants in relation to such offences; and to confirm that copyright subsists in computer programmes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 22 February and to be printed. [Bill 24.]