The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003

Making temporary copies 

8.  (1)  After the heading “General” appearing before section 29 there shall be inserted—

Making of temporary copies

28A  Copyright in a literary work, other than a computer program or a database, or in a dramatic, musical or artistic work, the typographical arrangement of a published edition, a sound recording or a film, is not infringed by the making of a temporary copy which is transient or incidental, which is an integral and essential part of a technological process and the sole purpose of which is to enable—

(a)a transmission of the work in a network between third parties by an intermediary; or

(b)a lawful use of the work;

and which has no independent economic significance..

(2) After paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 there shall be inserted—

Making of temporary copies

1A.  The rights conferred by Part 2 are not infringed by the making of a temporary copy of a recording of a performance which is transient or incidental, which is an integral and essential part of a technological process and the sole purpose of which is to enable—

(a)a transmission of the recording in a network between third parties by an intermediary; or

(b)a lawful use of the recording;

and which has no independent economic significance..

(3) After section 182A(1) there shall be inserted—

(1A) In subsection (1), making a copy of a recording includes making a copy which is transient or is incidental to some other use of the original recording..