Search this website:
Home Copyright Owners Copyright Users Library NZ Copyright Links Membership Intellectual Property Site Map
Case Studies
News Items
Information Sheets
Related Links
Glossary of Terms
  Home . Content Library . Info Sheets . Moral rights

Moral rights

Under the Copyright Act 1994, creators have certain moral rights in relation to works or films they have created. Moral rights are often referred to as “personal rights” and are separate from copyright rights − which are often referred to as “economic rights”.

Information Sheet: Moral rights - 87kB
click above link to download / open

The purpose of this information sheet is to give general introductory information about copyright. If you need to know about how the law applies in a particular situation, please get advice from a lawyer.

You'll need a copy of Acrobat Reader on your computer to view this file. If you do not have a copy, you can download it for free by clicking here.

< back to previous page

An introduction to copyright in New Zealand
Home | Copyright in New Zealand | Owners | Users | Links | Intellectual Property | Membership | Site Map