HC Deb 04 May 1982 vol 23 c1W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Minister for Trade if he will introduce legislation to provide for criminal penalties for those persons who copy without authority film or video tapes; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sproat

It is a criminal offence under section 21(1)(a) of the Copyright Act 1956 to make for sale or hire an unauthorised copy of a copyright film or video tape in the knowledge that it infringes copyright.

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