Commentary

186 Consent and waiver of moral rights

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186 Consent and waiver of moral rights

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186 Consent and waiver of moral rights

Where a person has consented to a particular act, there can be no infringement of his moral rights in relation to that act1.

A person may waive any of his moral rights by written waiver signed by him2. If such waiver is made in favour of the owner or prospective owner of the copyright in the work(s) to which it relates, there is a presumption that the waiver extends to his licensees and successors in title unless a contrary intention is expressed3.

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