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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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206Qualifying countries, individuals and persons

(1)In this Part—

  • “qualifying country” means—

    (a)

    the United Kingdom,

    (b)

    another member State of the European Economic Community, or

    (c)

    to the extent that an Order under section 208 so provides, a country designated under that section as enjoying reciprocal protection;

  • “qualifying individual” means a citizen or subject of, or an individual resident in, a qualifying country; and

  • “qualifying person” means a qualifying individual or a body corporate or other body having legal personality which—

    (a)

    is formed under the law of a part of the United Kingdom or another qualifying country, and

    (b)

    has in any qualifying country a place of business at which substantial business activity is carried on.

(2)The reference in the definition of “qualifying individual” to a person’s being a citizen or subject of a qualifying country shall be construed—

(a)in relation to the United Kingdom, as a reference to his being a British citizen, and

(b)in relation to a colony of the United Kingdom, as a reference to his being a British Dependent Territories' citizen by connection with that colony.

(3)In determining for the purpose of the definition of “qualifying person” whether substantial business activity is carried on at a place of business in any country, no account shall be taken of dealings in goods which are at all material times outside that country.

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