| Commentary

185 Qualifying performances

| Commentary

185 Qualifying performances

A performance qualifies for protection if it is given by a qualifying individual or takes place in a qualifying country1. A ‘qualifying individual’ is a citizen or subject, or a resident of, a qualifying country, and a qualifying country includes the United Kingdom, another member state of the European Economic Community or any state in whose favour an Order in Council is made giving reciprocal protection under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, which will include countries which are parties to conventions relating to performers’ rights to which the United Kingdom is also a party (such

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