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X1The insertion of the new headings "Chapter 1 Introductory", "Chapter 2 Economic Rights", "Chapter 3 Moral Rights" and "Chapter 4 Qualification for Protection, Extent and Interpretation" in Pt. II on 1.2.2006 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.

Amendments (Textual)

F1Ss. 206-212 become Pt. 2 Ch. 4 (1.2.2006) by virtue of The Performances (Moral Rights, etc.) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/18), reg. 4(7) (with reg. 8)

X2211 Expressions having same meaning as in copyright provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following expressions have the same meaning in this Part as in Part I (copyright)—

  • [F2assignment (in Scotland),]

  • broadcast,

  • business,

  • F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F5communication to the public,]

  • country,

  • defendant (in Scotland),

  • delivery up (in Scotland),

  • [F6the EEA,]

  • [F6EEA state,]

  • film,

  • [F7injunction (in Scotland)]

  • literary work,

  • published, F8. . .

  • [F9signed,]

  • [F10sound recording, and]

  • [F11wireless broadcast.]

(2)[F12 The provisions of—

(a)section 5B(2) and (3) (supplementary provisions relating to films), and

(b)section 6(3) to (5A) and section 19(4) (supplementary provisions relating to broadcasting),

apply] for the purposes of this Part, and in relation to an infringement of the rights conferred by this Part, as they apply for the purposes of Part I and in relation to an infringement of copyright.

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X2The insertion of the new headings "Chapter 1 Introductory", "Chapter 2 Economic Rights", "Chapter 3 Moral Rights" and "Chapter 4 Qualification for Protection, Extent and Interpretation" in Pt. II on 1.2.2006 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.

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F6S. 211(1): entries relating to "the EEA," and "EEA state," substituted (29.4.2006) for entry relating to "EEA national," by The Intellectual Property (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/1028), reg. 2(2), Sch. 2 para. 12

F10S. 211(1): entry substituted (31.10.2003) by The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/2498), reg. 2(1), {Sch. 1para. 15(5)(a)(ii)} (with regs. 31-40)

X3212 Index of defined expressions.E+W+S+N.I.

The following Table shows provisions defining or otherwise explaining expressions used in this Part (other than provisions defining or explaining an expression used only in the same section)—

[F13accessible copy (in paragraphs 3A to 3E of Schedule 2)paragraph 3E(4) of Schedule 2]
[F14assignment (in Scotland)section 211(1) (and section 177);]
broadcast (and related expressions)section 211 (and section 6)
businesssection 211(1) (and section 178)
F15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[F16communication to the publicsection 211(1) (and section 20)]
[F17consent of performer (in relation to performer’s property rights)][F18section 191A(2)]
countrysection 211(1) (and section 178)
defendant (in Scotland)section 211(1) (and section 177)
delivery up (in Scotland)section 211(1) (and section 177)
[F13disabled person (in paragraphs 3A to 3E of Schedule 2)paragraph 3E(2) and (3) of Schedule 2]
[F19distribution right][F20section 182B(5)]
[F21the EEA and EEA state][F22section 211(1) (and section 172A)]
exclusive recording contractsection 185(1)
filmsection 211(1) (and [F23section 5B])
[F24groupsection 205C(4);]
illicit recordingsection 197
[F25injunction (in Scotland)section 211(1) (and section 177)]
[F26issue to the publicsection 182B;]
literary worksection 211(1) (and section 3(1))
[F27lending right][F28section 182C(7)]
[F29making available rightsection 182CA]
performancesection 180(2)
[F30performer’s non-property rights][F31section 192A(1)]
[F32performer’s property rights][F33section 191A(1)]
publishedsection 211(1) (and section 175)
qualifying countrysection 206(1)
qualifying individualsection 206(1) and (2)
qualifying performancesection 181
qualifying personsection 206(1) and (3)
recording (of a performance)section 180(2)
recording rights (person having)section 185(2) and (3)
[F34rental right)][F35section 182C(7)]
[F36reproduction right][F37section 182A(3)]
[F38rights owner (in relation to performer’s property rights)][F39 section 191A(3) and (4).]
[F40signedsection 211(1) (and section 176);]
sound recordingsection 211(1) (and [F41section 5A]).
[F42wireless broadcastsection 211(1) (and section 178).]]
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X3The insertion of the new headings "Chapter 1 Introductory", "Chapter 2 Economic Rights", "Chapter 3 Moral Rights" and "Chapter 4 Qualification for Protection, Extent and Interpretation" in Pt. II on 1.2.2006 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.

Amendments (Textual)

F17Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F18Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F19Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F20Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F22Words in s. 212 inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3297, reg. 11(4) (with Pt. III)

F23Words in s. 212 substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3297, reg. 9(6)(a) (with Pt. III)

F27Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F28Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F30Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F31Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F32Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F33Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F34Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F35Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F36Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F37Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 20(4) (with Pt. III)

F38Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F39Words in s. 212 inserted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(6) (with Pt. III)

F41Words in s. 212 substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3297, reg. 9(6)(b) (with Pt. III)

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