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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 84

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"live performance" means:

                     (a)  a performance (including an improvisation) of a dramatic work, or part of such a work, including such a performance given with the use of puppets; or

                     (b)  a performance (including an improvisation) of a musical work or part of such a work; or

                     (c)  the reading, recitation or delivery of a literary work, or part of such a work, or the recitation or delivery of an improvised literary work; or

                     (d)  a performance of a dance; or

                     (e)  a performance of a circus act or a variety act or any similar presentation or show; or

                      (f)  a performance of an expression of folklore;

being a live performance, whether in the presence of an audience or otherwise.

"performer" in a live performance:

                     (a)  means each person who contributed to the sounds of the performance; and

                     (b)  if the performance includes a performance of a musical work--includes the conductor.

"qualified person" means:

                     (a)  an Australian citizen or a person (other than a body corporate) resident in Australia; or

                     (b)  a body corporate incorporated under a law of the Commonwealth or of a State.

"sound recording of a live performance" means a sound recording, made at the time of the live performance, consisting of, or including, the sounds of the performance.



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