Search Legislation

The Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Duration of rights in performances: application of new provisions

29.  The new provisions relating to the duration of rights under Part II of the 1988 Act apply—

(a)to performances taking place after commencement;

(b)to existing performances which first qualify for protection under Part II of the 1988 Act after commencement;

(c)to existing protected performances, subject to Regulation 28 (general saving for any longer period applicable under 1988 provisions); and

(d)to existing performances—

(i)in which rights under Part II of the 1988 Act expired after the commencement of that Part and before 31st December 1995, or

(ii)which were protected by earlier enactments relating to the protection of performers and in which rights under that Part did not arise by reason only that the performance was given at a date such that the rights would have ceased to subsist before the commencement of that Part,

but which were on 1st July 1995 protected in another EEA state under legislation relating to copyright or related rights.

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources