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The Copyright and Performances (Application to Other Countries) Order 2016

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Application of Part 2 of the Act to WPPT countries not party to the Rome Convention

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11.—(1) This article applies to the countries listed in Part 2 of the Schedule where this article is specified in the entry relating to that country (countries party to the WPPT but not the Rome Convention).

(2) A country to which this article applies is, subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), designated as enjoying reciprocal protection under Part 2 of the Act.

(3) Part 2 of the Act applies subject to the following modifications—

(a)the definition of recording in section 180(2) (rights conferred on performers and persons having recording rights), shall be construed as applying only to sound recordings (and not to films);

(b)the following provisions do not apply—

(i)section 182C (consent required for rental or lending of copies to public), in so far as it relates to lending;

(ii)section 183 (infringement of performer’s rights by use of recording made without consent);

(iii)sections 185 to 188 (rights of persons having recording rights); and

(iv)section 198(2) (criminal liability for making available to the public).

(4) Where a country to which this article applies has made a declaration under Article 15(3) of the WPPT that—

(a)it will apply the provisions of Article 15(1) of the WPPT (which confers on performers and producers of phonograms a right to remuneration for broadcasting and communication to the public) only in respect of certain uses,

(b)it will limit the application of the provisions of Article 15(1) of the WPPT in some other way, or

(c)it will not apply the provisions of Article 15(1) of the WPPT at all,

the provisions of Part 2 of the Act shall not apply to protect the right provided for in Article 15(1) of the WPPT to the extent that the declaration is in force in the law of that country in relation to British performances.

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