Qualification for Protection of Performer

Under the Section 10(A) of the Copyright Act, 1987, performers' rights shall subsist in every life performance of which the performer is :
(a)          a citizen or permanent residence of Malaysia; or
(b)          not a citizen or permanent resident of Malaysia but whose performance-
             (i) takes place in Malaysia;
             (ii) is incorporated in sound recordings that are protected by the Copyright Act, 1987; or
             (iii) has not been fixed in a sound recording but is included in a broadcast qualifying for protection under the Copyright Act, 1987.