Copying by librarians or archivists: replacement copies of recordings of performances.
232.—(1) The librarian or archivist of a prescribed library or prescribed archive may, where the prescribed conditions are complied with, make a copy of a recording of a performance in the permanent collection of the library or archive—
(a) in order to preserve or replace that recording by placing the copy in the permanent collection of that library or archive in addition to or in place of that recording, or
(b) in order to replace in the permanent collection of another prescribed library or prescribed archive a recording which has been lost, destroyed or damaged,
without infringing any right conferred by this Part.
(2) This section shall only apply where it is not reasonably practicable to purchase a copy of the recording concerned for the purposes of subsection (1).