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Any works where there is or appears to be a genuine ownership, authorship or author-share dispute may, at the discretion of The Ivors Academy Board, be disqualified.

The Ivors Academy reserves the right not to make an award in any category.

In all cases, the final decision rests with The Ivors Academy and correspondence will not be entered into with respect to such decisions.

The judges will be acknowledged in the commemorative programme and on The Ivors Academy website.

Nominees’ cooperation in supplying the necessary assets, along with permission and clearances, for use during the publicity campaign and awards ceremony will be required.

The winner’s press release is the definitive source of award winner’s information. 

The Ivors Composer Awards and Euterpe (Ivor Novello Award) are trademarks belonging to BASCA, trading as The Ivors Academy. Persons wishing to reproduce or use these marks, must secure the written consent of The Ivors Academy prior to such use.

An Ivor Novello Award may not be reproduced or used in any commercial manner unless prior permission has been obtained from The Ivors Academy.

The final decision regarding all aspects of The Ivors Composer Awards, including the interpretation of these rules rests with The Ivors Academy Board.