The Copyright (Amendment) Regulations 2016

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2016/1210

2016 No. 1210

Copyright

The Copyright (Amendment) Regulations 2016

Made 8th December 2016

Laid before Parliament 16th December 2016

Coming into force 6th April 2017

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 19721in relation to matters relating to copyright2.

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of that Act, makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement
S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Copyright (Amendment) Regulations 2016 and come into force on 6th April 2017 (“the commencement date”).

Amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
S-2 Amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

Amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

2.—(1) The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 19883is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 5 of Schedule 1—

(a)

(a) in sub-paragraph (2)(a) omit “or”;

(b)

(b) at the end of sub-paragraph (2)(b) for the full-stop substitute “, or”;

(c)

(c) after sub-paragraph (2)(b) insert—

“(c)

“(c) where the work is an artistic work in which copyright subsists as a result of the disapplication of paragraph 6(1) by paragraph 6(1A)”.

(3) In paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 after sub-paragraph (1) insert—

S-1A

“1A Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to an artistic work which was on 1st July 1995 protected under the law of another EEA state relating to copyright or related rights.”.

Amendments to the Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995
S-3 Amendments to the Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995

Amendments to the Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995

3.—(1) The Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 19954are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 16 (duration of copyright: application of new provisions)—

(a)

(a) at the end of paragraph (c) omit “and”;

(b)

(b) at the end of paragraph (d) for the full-stop substitute “; and”;

(c)

(c) after paragraph (d) insert—

“(e)

“(e) to existing works which qualify for copyright protection as a result of the disapplication of paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 1 to the 1988 Act by sub-paragraph (1A) of paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the 1988 Act.”.

(3) Subject to regulation 4 of these Regulations, regulation 24 (revived copyright: use as of right subject to reasonable royalty) is revoked.

(4) Regulation 25 (revived copyright: application to Copyright Tribunal) is revoked.

(5) Subject to regulation 5 of these Regulations, regulation 34 (revived performance rights: use as of right subject to reasonable remuneration) is revoked.

(6) Regulation 35 (revived performance rights: application to Copyright Tribunal) is revoked.

Transitional provisions

Transitional provisions

S-4 Regulation 24 of the Duration of Copyright and Rights in...

4. Regulation 24 of the Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995 applies on or after...

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