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Inquiries in relation to previous records of musical works
12.
—(1)  The inquiries for the purposes of section 61 of the Act shall be made in accordance with this regulation.
(2)  The inquiries shall —
(a)
in relation to a record of a musical work to which sub-paragraph (b) does not apply — be made of the owner of the copyright in the musical work; and
(b)
in relation to a record of a musical work in which words consisting or forming part of a literary or dramatic work were sung or spoken — be made of the owner of the copyright in the musical work and of the owner of the copyright in the literary or dramatic work.
(3)  The inquiries shall be in writing and shall —
(a)
state the name, and the address of the place of residence or business, of the person making the inquiries;
(b)
state the title (if any) of the musical work, or of the literary or dramatic work, as the case may be, and, if the title is not sufficient to enable the work to be identified, contain a description of the work sufficient for that purpose;
(c)
if the identity of the author of the musical work, or of the literary or dramatic work, is known to the person making the inquiries — state the name of the author;
(d)
if the inquiries relate to a particular record — contain sufficient information to enable the record to be identified; and
(e)
inquire whether a record of the musical work, of the musical work in which words consisting or forming part of the literary or dramatic work were sung or spoken, has previously been made in, or imported into, Singapore by, or with the licence of, the owner of the copyright in the musical work or in the literary or dramatic work, as the case may be, for the purpose of retail sale or for use in making other records for the purpose of retail sale.
(4)  Subject to paragraphs (5) and (6), if the owner of the copyright in the musical work or in the literary or dramatic work resides or carries on business in Singapore, the inquiries of that owner shall be made by service of the instrument containing the inquiries on the owner.
(5)  Subject to paragraph (6), if the owner of the copyright in the musical work or in the literary or dramatic work has appointed a person residing or carrying on business in Singapore as his agent for the purpose of answering inquiries made under section 61 of the Act, the inquiries of that owner may be made by service of the instrument containing the inquiries on the agent.
(6)  If a person wishing to make inquiries of the owner of the copyright in a musical work or in a literary or dramatic work does not know the name, or an address for service in Singapore, of the owner or a person appointed by the owner as his agent for the purpose of answering inquiries under section 61 of the Act, the inquiries of that owner shall be made by publishing the instrument containing the inquiries in the Gazette.
(7)  For the purposes of section 61(b) of the Act, the prescribed period in relation to receiving an answer to inquiries is —
(a)
in the case of inquiries made by the personal delivery of an instrument containing the inquiries — 10 days after delivery of the instrument;
(b)
in the case of inquiries made by sending such an instrument by post — 10 days after the date on which the instrument would be delivered in the ordinary course of post; and
(c)
in the case of inquiries made by publication of such an instrument in the Gazette — 10 days after the date of the Gazette in which the instrument is published.