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The Copyright Tribunal Rules 1989

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36.—(1) Within 21 days of the service of the notice under rule 34(b), the performer may serve on the Secretary his answer setting out his case and of the grounds for his withholding of consent, and shall serve a copy of the same on the applicant and inform the Secretary of the date of such service.

(2) Rules 10 to 16 shall apply to proceedings in respect of an application under rule 34(b) as they apply to proceedings in respect of an application under rule 3.

(3) The final decision of the Tribunal on an application under rule 34 shall be given in writing and shall include a statement of the Tribunal’s reasons and where the Tribunal has, in default of an agreement between the applicant and the performer, made an order as to the payment to be made to the performer in consideration of the consent given on his behalf by the Tribunal, there shall be annexed to the decision a copy of that order; and the Secretary shall as soon as practicable serve on every party to the proceedings a copy of the Tribunal’s decision. Rules 18 and 19 shall apply with regard to the publication and the effective date of the decision.

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