Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000

Review of orders made by Controller.

346.—(1) Where the Controller has made an order under section 345 that a person is entitled to a licence under a licensing scheme, the operator of the scheme or the original applicant may apply to the Controller for a review of that order.

(2) An application under subsection (1) shall not be made except with the special leave of the Controller—

(a) within 12 months from the date of the order or of the decision on a previous application under this section, or

(b) where—

(i) the order was made so as to be in force for 15 months or less, or

(ii) as a result of the decision on a previous application under this section the order is due to expire within 15 months of that decision,

until the last 3 months before the expiration date.

(3) The Controller shall, on an application for review, confirm or vary his or her order as the Controller may determine to be reasonable, having regard to the terms applicable in accordance with the licensing scheme, or as the case may be, the circumstances of the case.