TITLE

MU leads opposition to draft moral rights law

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Music Week;4/2/2005, Issue 14, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Musicians Union is leading an opposition to the plan of the British government to propose a legislation concerning moral rights for performers. Music industry's preparation of a reply to the government's plan to implement provisions in the 1996 WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty to bring Great Britain in line with Europe; Threat from MU general secretary that it will bring the government to the European Court if its recommendations are not considered.
ACCESSION #
16630763

 

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