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13. Do performers enjoy copyright protection for their performances?

Yes. Performers enjoy rights regarding their performances under the Copyright Ordinance. The most important rights of a performer are the right to prevent any person from making a video or sound recording of his performance (otherwise than for that person's private and domestic use), and the right to prohibit any person from exploiting a video or sound recording of his performance. Details of a performer's rights can be found in sections 200-272 of the Copyright Ordinance.