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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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1(1)In this Schedule—

  • “the 1911 Act” means the [1911 c. 46.] Copyright Act 1911,

  • “the 1956 Act” means the [1956 c. 74.] Copyright Act 1956, and

  • “the new copyright provisions” means the provisions of this Act relating to copyright, that is, Part I (including this Schedule) and Schedules 3, 7 and 8 so far as they make amendments or repeals consequential on the provisions of Part I.

(2)References in this Schedule to “commencement”, without more, are to the date on which the new copyright provisions come into force.

(3)References in this Schedule to “existing works” are to works made before commencement; and for this purpose a work of which the making extended over a period shall be taken to have been made when its making was completed.

2(1)In relation to the 1956 Act, references in this Schedule to a work include any work or other subject-matter within the meaning of that Act.

(2)In relation to the 1911 Act—

(a)references in this Schedule to copyright include the right conferred by section 24 of that Act in substitution for a right subsisting immediately before the commencement of that Act;

(b)references in this Schedule to copyright in a sound recording are to the copyright under that Act in records embodying the recording; and

(c)references in this Schedule to copyright in a film are to any copyright under that Act in the film (so far as it constituted a dramatic work for the purposes of that Act) or in photographs forming part of the film.

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