| Commentary

211 Licensing of performers’ property rights

| Commentary

211 Licensing of performers’ property rights

The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 1996 introduced into the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 provisions giving the Copyright Tribunal jurisdiction over licensing schemes and licensing bodies granting licences in relation to performers' property rights.

A ‘licensing scheme’ is any scheme setting out the cases in which the operator of the scheme is prepared to grant a licence and the terms on which such licences will be granted1. A ‘licensing body’ means a society or other organisation which has as its main object the negotiating or granting of performers' property right licences, whether as

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