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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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17(1)The rights conferred by Part II are not infringed by the making or use by the British Broadcasting Corporation, for the purpose of maintaining supervision and control over programmes broadcast by them, of recordings of those programmes.

(2)The rights conferred by Part II are not infringed by—

(a)the making or use of recordings by the Independent Broadcasting Authority for the purposes mentioned in section 4(7) of the [1981 c. 68.] Broadcasting Act 1981 (maintenance of supervision and control over programmes and advertisements); or

(b)anything done under or in pursuance of provision included in a contract between a programme contractor and the Authority in accordance with section 21 of that Act.

(3)The rights conferred by Part II are not infringed by—

(a)the making by or with the authority of the Cable Authority, or the use by that Authority, for the purpose of maintaining supervision and control over programmes included in services licensed under Part I of the [1984 c. 46.] Cable and Broadcasting Act 1984, of recordings of those programmes; or

(b)anything done under or in pursuance of—

(i)a notice or direction given under section 16 of the Cable and Broadcasting Act 1984 (power of Cable Authority to require production of recordings); or

(ii)a condition included in a licence by virtue of section 35 of that Act (duty of Authority to secure that recordings are available for certain purposes).

(4)Expressions used in this paragraph have the same meaning as in section 69.

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