| Commentary

170 Moral rights generally

| Commentary

10: MORAL RIGHTS IN COPYRIGHT WORKS

170 Moral rights generally

Four types of moral right are provided under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988:

  1. 170.1

        the right to be identified as the author or director of a work;

  2. 170.2

        the right to object to derogatory treatment of a work;

  3. 170.3

        the right not to suffer false attribution of a work; and

  4. 170.4

        the right to privacy in respect of certain films and photographs.

The obligations of the United Kingdom under the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty required the United Kingdom to enact legislative provisions creating moral rights in

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