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License of any Sound Recording not required for the Marriage Related Function

31 th Aug 2019

The Managing Directors/CEO’s/Directors/Partners/General Managers
All FHRAI Members

CC:  All Members of the Executive Committee
        All Regional Associations 

Subject: License of any Sound Recording not required for the Marriage Related Function

Dear Member (s),

This is to inform that Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a Public notice dated 27th August,2019 wherein it has clarified that in view of the provisions contained in Section 52(1)(za) of the Copyright Act, it is not required to take license of any sound recordings in the course of religious ceremony including a marriage procession and other social festivities associated with the marriage.

Please find the copy of the Public Notice of Ministry of Commerce and Industry dated 27th August,2019 attached herewith for your kind reference.

Members are therefore advised NOT to obtain any license for playing of any music , recorded or otherwise, for events like religious functions, marriages and other functions associated with a marriage.  

Best regards,

Rahul Lall
Secretary General
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