Secondary infringement: permitting use of apparatus for infringing performances.
48.—Where the copyright in a work is infringed by a public performance of the work, or by playing or showing the work in public, by means of apparatus for—
(a) playing sound recordings,
(b) showing films, or
(c) receiving sounds or images or any combination of sounds or images, or the representations thereof, conveyed by any means,
the following persons shall also be liable for the infringement:
(i) a person who supplied the apparatus, or any substantial part thereof if, when he or she supplied the apparatus or part thereof—
(I) he or she knew or had reason to believe that the apparatus was likely to be used to infringe copyright, or
(II) in the case of apparatus the normal use of which involves a public performance, playing or showing, he or she had reason to believe that it would be used to infringe copyright;
(ii) an owner or occupier of premises who gave permission for the apparatus to be brought onto the premises if, when the owner or occupier gave permission, he or she knew or had reason to believe that the apparatus was likely to be used to infringe copyright; and
(iii) a person who supplied a copy of a sound recording or film used to infringe copyright if, when the person supplied it, he or she knew or had reason to believe that what was supplied, or a copy made directly or indirectly therefrom, was likely to be used to infringe copyright.