Commentary

177 Rights and remedies in respect of apparatus and so on for unauthorised reception of transmission

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
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177 Rights and remedies in respect of apparatus and so on for unauthorised reception of transmission

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177 Rights and remedies in respect of apparatus and so on for unauthorised reception of transmission

Not only is it an offence to fraudulently receive certain programmes included in a broadcasting service1 or to make, import, sell or let for hire, offer or expose for sale or hire, or advertise for a sale or hire any unauthorised decoder2, the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 also provides a civil remedy in relation to the unauthorised reception of transmissions.

A person who makes, charges for the reception of programmes included in a broadcasting service provided from a place in the United Kingdom

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