Marginal note:Ephemeral recordings — broadcasting undertaking
30.9 (1) It is not an infringement of copyright for a broadcasting undertaking to reproduce in accordance with this section a sound recording, or a performer’s performance or work that is embodied in a sound recording, solely for the purpose of their broadcasting, if the undertaking
(a) owns the copy of the sound recording, performer’s performance or work and that copy is authorized by the owner of the copyright, or has a licence to use the copy;
(b) is authorized to communicate the sound recording, performer’s performance or work to the public by telecommunication;
(c) makes the reproduction itself, for its own broadcasts;
(d) does not synchronize the reproduction with all or part of another recording, performer’s performance or work; and
(e) does not cause the reproduction to be used in an advertisement intended to sell or promote, as the case may be, a product, service, cause or institution.
Marginal note:Record keeping
(2) The broadcasting undertaking must record the dates of the making and destruction of all reproductions and any other prescribed information about the reproduction, and keep the record current.
Marginal note:Right of access by copyright owners
(3) The broadcasting undertaking must make the record referred to in subsection (2) available to owners of copyright in the sound recordings, performer’s performances or works, or their representatives, within twenty-four hours after receiving a request.
(4) The broadcasting undertaking must destroy the reproduction when it no longer possesses the sound recording, or performer’s performance or work embodied in the sound recording, or its licence to use the sound recording, performer’s performance or work expires, or at the latest within 30 days after making the reproduction, unless the copyright owner authorizes the reproduction to be retained.
(5) If the copyright owner authorizes the reproduction to be retained, the broadcasting undertaking must pay any applicable royalty.
(6) [Repealed, 2012, c. 20, s. 34]
Definition of “broadcasting undertaking”
(7) In this section, “broadcasting undertaking” means a broadcasting undertaking as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Broadcasting Act that holds a broadcasting licence issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission under that Act.
- 1997, c. 24, s. 18;
- 2012, c. 20, s. 34.
31. (1) In this section,
“new media retransmitter”
« retransmetteur de nouveaux médias »
“new media retransmitter” means a person whose retransmission is lawful under the Broadcasting Act only by reason of the Exemption Order for New Media Broadcasting Undertakings issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission as Appendix A to Public Notice CRTC 1999-197, as amended from time to time;
« retransmetteur »
“retransmitter” means a person who performs a function comparable to that of a cable retransmission system, but does not include a new media retransmitter;
« signal »
“signal” means a signal that carries a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work and is transmitted for free reception by the public by a terrestrial radio or terrestrial television station.
Marginal note:Retransmission of local and distant signals
(2) It is not an infringement of copyright for a retransmitter to communicate to the public by telecommunication any literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work if
(a) the communication is a retransmission of a local or distant signal;
(b) the retransmission is lawful under the Broadcasting Act;
(c) the signal is retransmitted simultaneously and without alteration, except as otherwise required or permitted by or under the laws of Canada;
(d) in the case of the retransmission of a distant signal, the retransmitter has paid any royalties, and complied with any terms and conditions, fixed under this Act; and
(e) the retransmitter complies with the applicable conditions, if any, referred to in paragraph (3)(b).
(3) The Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) defining “local signal” and “distant signal” for the purposes of subsection (2); and
(b) prescribing conditions for the purposes of paragraph (2)(e), and specifying whether any such condition applies to all retransmitters or only to a class of retransmitter.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-42, s. 31;
- R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 7;
- 1988, c. 65, s. 63;
- 1997, c. 24, ss. 16, 52(F);
- 2002, c. 26, s. 2.
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