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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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[ Licensing schemes and licensing bodiesU.K.

1(1)In [F1this Chapter] a “licensing scheme” means a scheme setting out—U.K.

(a)the classes of case in which the operator of the scheme, or the person on whose behalf he acts, is willing to grant performers’ property right licences, and

(b)the terms on which licences would be granted in those classes of case;

and for this purpose a “scheme” includes anything in the nature of a scheme, whether described as a scheme or as a tariff or by any other name.

(2)In [F1this Chapter] a “licensing body” means a society or other organisation which has as its main object, or one of its main objects, the negotiating or granting, whether as owner or prospective owner of a performer’s property rights or as agent for him, of performers’ property right licences, and whose objects include the granting of licences covering the performances of more than one performer.

(3)In this paragraph “performers’ property right licences” means licences to do, or authorise the doing of, any of the things for which consent is required under section 182A, [F2182B, 182C or 182CA] .

(4)References in [F3this Chapter] to licences or licensing schemes covering the performances of more than one performer do not include licences or schemes covering only—

(a)performances recorded in a single recording,

(b)performances recorded in more than one recording where—

(i)the performers giving the performances are the same, or

(ii)the recordings are made by, or by employees of or commissioned by, a single individual, firm, company or group of companies. For purpose a group of companies means a holding company and its subsidiaries within the meaning of [F4section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006].

[F5(5)Schedule A1 confers powers to provide for the regulation of licensing bodies.]]

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