Use of recordings of spoken words in certain cases.
243.—(1) Subject to compliance with the conditions specified in subsection (2), where a recording of the reading or recitation of a literary or a dramatic work is made for the purpose of—
(a) reporting current events, or
(b) broadcasting or including in a cable programme service the whole or part of the reading or recitation,
it is not an infringement of any right conferred by this Part to use the recording or to make further copies and use those copies for the purposes referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b).
(2) The conditions referred to in subsection (1) are—
(a) that the recording is a direct recording of the reading or recitation and is not taken from a previous recording or from a broadcast or cable programme,
(b) that the making of the recording was not prohibited by or on behalf of the person giving the reading or recitation,
(c) that the use made of the recording is not prohibited by or on behalf of the person giving the reading or recitation before the recording was made, and
(d) that the use made of the recording is by or with the authority of a person who is lawfully in possession of the recording.