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(c)    

specify a date on which the modified scheme is to take effect if

 

approved by the Secretary of State.

 

      (3)  

The Secretary of State may not require a specified person to modify a scheme

 

unless—

 

(a)    

he has consulted any person whom he thinks may be affected by the

 

modification, and

 

(b)    

the Mayor of London consents.’.

 


 

Secretary Tessa Jowell

 

Agreed to  21

 

Page  44,  line  27  [Schedule  3],  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Not called  7

 

Page  44,  line  28  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

may be made only after consultation with persons appearing to the

 

Secretary of State to represent the interests of persons within the

 

advertising business and those who have a relevant responsibility for

 

regulating the advertising industry,’.

 

Secretary Tessa Jowell

 

Agreed to  22

 

Page  44,  line  31  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

    ‘(8)  

An order under sub-paragraph (6)(a) which adds or varies an entry in a group

 

of expressions may be made only if the Secretary of State thinks it necessary

 

in order to prevent commercial exploitation of the London Olympics.

 

      (9)  

An order under sub-paragraph (6)(b) may be made only if the Secretary of

 

State thinks it necessary in order to prevent commercial exploitation of the

 

London Olympics.’.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  10

 

Page  46,  line  4  [Schedule  3],  at end insert ‘in any editorial usage including without

 

limitation’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  11

 

Page  46,  line  5  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘as a necessary incident’ and insert ‘in the

 

course’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  12

 

Page  46,  line  7  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘as a necessary incident’ and insert ‘in the


 
 

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course’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  13

 

Page  46,  line  8  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘about the London Olympics’ and insert

 

‘including news and current affairs’.

 

Secretary Tessa Jowell

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Agreed to  23

 

Page  46,  line  8  [Schedule  3],  after ‘Olympics,’ insert—

 

‘(ba)    

as an incidental inclusion in a literary work, dramatic work, artistic

 

work, sound recording, film or broadcast, within the meaning of Part

 

I of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48) (copyright),’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  14

 

Page  46,  line  8  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

for the purposes of criticism and review, or’.

 

Secretary Tessa Jowell

 

Agreed to  24

 

Page  46,  line  12  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘controlled’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  8

 

Page  46,  line  21  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘Duration of right

 

9A         

The London Olympics association right shall have effect from 31st December

 

2007 and shall expire in accordance with the provisions of this Act on 31st

 

December 2012.’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Not called  9

 

Page  46,  line  21  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘Groundless threats of legal proceedings

 

9A  (1)  

Where the London Organising Committee, the British Olympic Association or

 

a person authorised under paragraph 4 threatens any other person or company

 

with proceedings for infringement of the London Olympics association right,

 

any person aggrieved by the threat may bring an action against the London

 

Organising Committee, the British Olympic Association or the authorised

 

person (as the case may be) for any such relief as is mentioned in sub-

 

paragraph (2).

 

      (2)  

Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the claimant shall be entitled to the following

 

relief—

 

(a)    

a declaration to the effect that the threats are unjustifiable;

 

(b)    

an injunction against the continuance of the threats; and


 
 

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(c)    

such damages, if any, as he has reasonably sustained by reason of the

 

threats.

 

      (3)  

If the defendant proves that the acts in respect of which proceedings were

 

threatened constitute or, if done, would constitute an infringement of the

 

London Olympics association right, the claimant shall not be entitled to the

 

relief claimed.

 

      (4)  

An action may not be brought under this paragraph if the person who made the

 

threat has made an application, or brought an action, for an infringement of the

 

London Olympics association right against the threatened person in relation to

 

the act, or proposed act, to which the threat related.

 

      (5)  

An action under this paragraph may not be continued if the person who made

 

the threat makes an application, or brings an action, for an infringement of the

 

London Olympics association right against the threatened person in relation to

 

the act, or proposed act, to which the threat related.

 

      (6)  

If the defendant would be entitled to make an application, or bring an action,

 

against a person for an infringement of the London Olympics association right,

 

the defendant may, in an action under sub-paragraph (1), make a counterclaim

 

for any relief to which the defendant would be entitled.’.

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 
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