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Welcome to the website of the Copyright Council of New Zealand.

The aim of this website is to provide clear, comprehensive and user-friendly copyright information for all New Zealanders, including copyright creators, owners and consumers.

A word of caution. This website provides general information about copyright. Although we strive to provide accurate and comprehensive information, the Copyright Council of New Zealand does not provide legal advice. If you require detailed information or need to know how the law applies in a particular situation, please seek advice from a lawyer.



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28-08-2013
Ban on parallel importation of films extended

The Copyright (Parallel Importing of Films) Amendment Bill, which extends the ban on the commercial parallel importation of films, has been introduced.
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28-08-2013
Ban on parallel importation of films extended
13-08-2013
NZFACT REBRANDS AS THE NEW ZEALAND SCREEN ASSOCIATION
01-03-2013
Karaoke business owner jailed for copyright infringement
The Copyright Council of New Zealand was incorporated in 1983 as a non-profit society to provide copyright and cultural based industries with a range of services including an interface with Government. It currently has 22 members representing a wide spectrum of copyright creators and owners.
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