Performing, playing or showing work in course of activities of educational establishment.
55.—(1) The performance of a literary, dramatic or musical work before an audience limited to persons who are teachers in or pupils in attendance at an educational establishment or other persons directly connected with the activities of that establishment—
(a) by a teacher or pupil in the course of the activities of the establishment concerned, or
(b) at the establishment by any person for the purposes of instruction,
is not a public performance for the purposes of infringement of copyright.
(2) The playing or showing of a sound recording, film, broadcast or cable programme at an educational establishment before an audience referred to in subsection (1) for the purposes of instruction is not a playing or showing of the work in public for the purposes of infringement of copyright.
(3) For the purposes of this section, a person is not directly connected with the activities of an educational establishment by reason only that he or she is a parent or guardian of a pupil in attendance at the educational establishment concerned.
(4) The Minister may specify by order establishments (other than schools) to be educational establishments for the purposes of this Act.