HL Deb 14 March 2002 vol 632 c98WA
Baroness Anelay of St Johns

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have received any notice from the European Commission that it intends to take legal action over Section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988; and, if so, what has been their response. [HL3027]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

Yes. The department and the European Commission are in contact over this matter.