home ›› GlossaryGroup ›› Glossary ›› Statutory Broadcast Licence

Statutory Broadcast Licence

Statutory Broadcast Licence is set out in Part VA of the Copyright Act and permits educational institutions to copy and communicate radio and television programs from:
Educational institutions can also copy and communicate podcasts and webcasts which originated as television and radio broadcasts and which are available on the broadcaster’s website.

Payment is made to Screenrights for the use of radio and television broadcasts under this licence. Screenrights is the declared collecting society that administers the Statutory Broadcast Licence scheme. 

See Education Licence A: Statutory Broadcast Licence for further information