New Zealand

Copyright Act 1994 (reprint as at 4 January 2020)

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Year of Version:
Adopted: December 15, 1994
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Cultural Expressions, IP Regulatory Body
This consolidated version of the Copyright Act 1994 takes into account amendments up to Copyright (Marrakesh Treaty Implementation) Amendment Act 2019 (Act No. 43 of 2019), which entered into force on January 4, 2020.

Part 1 of the said amending Act introduced amendments to the following provisions of this consolidated version:
- Section 2 (1), the words 'accessible format copy', 'authorised entity', charitable entity, 'Marrakesh Treaty country', 'print disability' (inserted);
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