Copyright Act 1994

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3 Associated definitions for communication works
  • (1) References in this Act to a person making a communication work are—

    • (a) to the person transmitting the communication work or making it available by means of a communication technology, if that person has responsibility to any extent for its contents; and

    • (b) any person who provides the contents of the work and who makes with the person communicating the work the arrangements necessary for its communication.

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, in the case of communicating a work by satellite transmission,—

    • (a) the place from which the work is communicated is the place from which the signals carrying the work are transmitted to the satellite; and

    • (b) the person communicating the work is the person who transmits those signals to the satellite.

    Section 3: substituted, on 31 October 2008, by section 5 of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 27).