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.