7. Lump Sum Payments for Copyrights

Part of 3. Purchase Tax – in the House of Commons on 25th April 1944.

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Resolved: That the author of a literary, musical, dramatic or artistic work who has been engaged on the making thereof for a period of more than twelve months shall be entitled to require that part of any lump sum payment that he receives for the whole or any part of the copyright in that work shall be treated as having become receivable in an earlier year or earlier years.