Commentary

100 Playing of sound recordings for purposes of a club, society etc

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
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100 Playing of sound recordings for purposes of a club, society etc

| Commentary

100 Playing of sound recordings for purposes of a club, society etc

Until it was repealed with effect from 1 January 20111, Section 67 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 provided that, if certain conditions were met, it was not an infringement of copyright in a sound recording to play it as part of the activities of, or for the benefit of, a club, society or other organisation. According to the government, this exception was not working well and was very complex. In particular, the exception only applied to copyright in sound recordings, and not

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