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Scholarly Research and Related Resources: Author's Rights

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Authors' Exclusive Rights in SA Copyright Law

Authors and creators have these exclusive rights in terms of the SA Copyright Act No. 98 of 1978 (as amended):-

  • To reproduce the work in any manner or form;
  • To publish the work if it has not been published before;
  • To perform the work in public; To broadcast the work;
  • To cause the work to be transmitted in a diffusion service;
  • To make an adaptation of the work

(These activities also apply to adaptations)

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