—cont.(2) An Order in Council under this section shall provide that, either generally or in such classes of cases as are specified in the Order, copyright under this Act shall not subsist in works to which this section applies which were first published after a date specified in the Order, if at the time of their first publication the authors thereof were—
(b) bodies incorporated under the laws of the country designated by the Order.
(3) In making an Order in Council under this section Her Majesty shall have regard to the nature and extent of the lack of protection for British works in consequence of which the Order is made.
(4) This section applies to the following works, that is to say, literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, sound recordings and cinematography films.
(5) In this section—
"author”, in relation to a sound recording or a cinematography film, means the maker of the recording or film;
"the relevant provision of this Act”, in relation to literary, dramatic and musical works means section two, in relation to artistic works means section three, in relation to sound recordings means section twelve, and in relation to cinematography films means section thirteen, of this Act.
Miscellaneous and Supplementary Provisions
in respect of
copyright.36.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, copyright shall be transmissible by assignment, by testamentary disposition, or by operation of law, as personal or moveable property
(2) An assignment of copyright may be limited in any of the following ways, or in any combination of two or more of those ways, that is to say,—