| Commentary

91 Moral rights

| Commentary

91 Moral rights

The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 gives rise to four categories of moral rights1:

  1. 91.1

        the right to be identified as the author, director or performer of a work2;

  2. 91.2

        the right to object to derogatory treatment of a work3;

  3. 91.3

        the right of a person not to have a work falsely attributed to him4; and

  4. 91.4

        the right to privacy of certain photographs and films commissioned for private and domestic purposes5.

Moral rights cannot be assigned, but may be waived6. Further, where the

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