The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003

General rules

31.  (1)  Subject to regulation 32, these Regulations apply to—

(a)copyright works made,

(b)performances given,

(c)databases, in which database right vests, made, and

(d)works, in which publication right vests, first published,

before or after commencement.

(2) No act done before commencement shall be regarded as an infringement of any new or extended right arising by virtue of these Regulations.