Commentary

191 Classification and transmission of performers’ non-property rights

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

191 Classification and transmission of performers’ non-property rights

| Commentary

3: PERFORMERS’ NON-PROPERTY RIGHTS

191 Classification and transmission of performers’ non-property rights

There are five separate rights which are protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 under the collective definition ‘performers’ non-property rights’1. The first three such rights were contained in the original form of the 1988 Act, but have since been slightly amended and require the consent of the performer in order to enable certain acts to be performed. The final two rights have been introduced pursuant to the provisions of Council Directive (EU) 2011/77 and are a termination right and a right to equitable remuneration in relation

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