Copyright Act 1994

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16 Acts restricted by copyright
  • (1) The owner of the copyright in a work has the exclusive right to do, in accordance with sections 30 to 34, the following acts in New Zealand:

    • (a) to copy the work:

    • (b) to issue copies of the work to the public, whether by sale or otherwise:

    • (c) to perform the work in public:

    • (d) to play the work in public:

    • (e) to show the work in public:

    • (f) to communicate the work to the public:

    • (g) to make an adaptation of the work:

    • (h) to do any of the acts referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (f) in relation to an adaptation of the work:

    • (i) to authorise another person to do any of the acts referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (h).

    (2) Subsection (1) applies subject to Parts 3 and 8.

    Compare: 1962 No 33 ss 6(1), 7(3), 7(4), 13(5), 14(5), 17(3); Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 s 16(1), (4) (UK)

    Section 16(1)(f): substituted, on 31 October 2008, by section 12 of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 27).