| Commentary

181 Transitional provisions for moral rights

| Commentary

181 Transitional provisions for moral rights

With the exception of the right not to suffer false attribution, which was contained in the previous legislation, no act done before the commencement of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 is actionable by virtue of any provision dealing with moral rights1.

The right to be identified as author or director and the right to object to derogatory treatment do not apply in relation to a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work the author of which died before 1 August 1989, or in relation to a film made before 1 August 19892. Those rights,

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