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Copyright Legislation

Source of copyright law



Copyright law comes from the Copyright Act 1994 and from court decisions.

Copyright Act 1994



Click here to view the Copyright Act 1994.

Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008



Amendments to the Copyright Act which were put in place to update New Zealandís copyright law to reflect advances in digital technology. Click here to view the amending act.

Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011



Amendments to the Copyright Act which were put in place in order to address the issue of infringing file sharing. Click here to view the amending act.
 
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