Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019

Fair dealing with performances, etc.

30. The Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 221:

“221. (1) Fair dealing with a performance or recording for the purposes of—

(a) criticism or review, of that or another performance or recording, or of a work,

(b) reporting current events, or

(c) education, research or private study,

shall not infringe any of the rights conferred by this Part.

(2) Fair dealing with a recording of a performance for the purposes of caricature, parody or pastiche shall not infringe the copyright in that work.

(3) In this Part, ‘fair dealing’ means the making use of a performance or recording which has been lawfully made available to the public for a purpose and to an extent which will not unreasonably prejudice the interests of the rightsowner where such use is accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement.”.