Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

X1F1. . .U.K.

Editorial Information

X1The insertion of the new headings "Chapter 1 Introductory", "Chapter 2 Economic Rights", "Chapter 3 Moral Rights" and "Chapter 4 Qualification for Protection, Extent and Interpretation" in Pt. II on 1.2.2006 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.

Textual Amendments

F1Crossheading before s. 194 omitted (1.12.1996) by virtue of S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(5)(b) (with Pt. III)

X2194 Infringement actionable as breach of statutory duty.U.K.

An infringement of [F2

(a)a performer’s non-property rights, or

(b)any right conferred by [F3this Chapter] on a person having recording rights,]

is actionable by the person entitled to the right as a breach of statutory duty.

Editorial Information

X2The insertion of the new headings "Chapter 1 Introductory", "Chapter 2 Economic Rights", "Chapter 3 Moral Rights" and "Chapter 4 Qualification for Protection, Extent and Interpretation" in Pt. II on 1.2.2006 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.

Textual Amendments

F2Words in s. 194 substituted (1.12.1996) by S.I. 1996/2967, reg. 21(4) (with Pt. III)