Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000

Secondary infringement: permitting use of premises for infringing performances.

47.—(1) Where the copyright in a work is infringed by a performance at a place of public entertainment, any person who gave permission for that place to be used for the performance shall also be liable for the infringement unless, when that person gave permission, he or she had reason to believe that the performance would not infringe copyright.

(2) In this section, “place of public entertainment” includes premises which are occupied mainly for other purposes and which are from time to time made available for hire for the purpose of public entertainment.