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Copyright at UNSW

Moral rights

Under the Copyright Act, authors and artists have the right to be attributed or identified as the creator of their materials, to prevent others from being falsely attributed as the creator, and to ensure their materials are not subject to derogatory treatment. These rights are called moral rights and they are separate from copyright. The moral rights holder may be a different person to the copyright owner.

Authors and artists have the right to be attributed when their material is reproduced, published, exhibited in public, communicated or adapted.

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