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PART 1Introductory Provisions

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright and Duration of Rights in Performances Regulations 2013 and come into force on 1st November 2013.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations “the Act” means the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988(1).

Scheme of the Regulations

3.  The Act is amended in accordance with the provisions of Part 2 of these Regulations, subject to the savings and transitional provisions in Part 3 of these Regulations.