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Broadcasting Act 2009

PART 14

Miscellaneous

Amendment to definitions in Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000.

183.— Section 2 of the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 is amended—

(a) by substituting for the definition of “broadcast” the following:

“ ‘ broadcast ’ means a transmission by wireless means, including by terrestrial or satellite means, whether digital or analogue, for direct public reception or for presentation to members of the public of sounds, images or data or any combination of sounds, images or data, or the representations thereof, but does not include transmission by means of MMDS or digital terrestrial retransmission;”,

(b) in the definition of “cable programme service” by substituting “including MMDS and digital terrestrial retransmission” for “including MMDS”,

(c) by inserting after the definition of “database” the following:

“ ‘ digital terrestrial retransmission ’ means the reception and immediate retransmission on an encrypted basis without alteration by means of a multiplex of a broadcast or a cable programme initially transmitted from another Member State of the EEA;”,

and

(d) by inserting after the definition of “MMDS” the following:

“ ‘ multiplex ’ has the meaning assigned to it in section 129 of the Broadcasting Act 2009;”.