Distribution right definition

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What does Distribution right mean?

A performer has the right to prevent the distribution of the performer's work.

A performer's rights are infringed by a person who, without his consent, issues to the public copies of a recording of the whole or any part of a qualifying performance. The issue to the public of copies of a recording are to the act of putting into circulation in the EEA copies not previously put into circulation in the EEA by or with the consent of the performer, or the act of putting into circulation outside the EEA copies not previously put into circulation in the EEA or elsewhere.

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Distribution right is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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