The University of Canterbury has copyright licences with the organisations listed below to extend the ability of staff and students to copy and distribute copyrighted content beyond the limits imposed by the Copyright Act. Details of what these cover is included in the appropriate section and further information on these organisations can be found here:
Copyright legislation in New Zealand is complex and includes the:
- Copyright Act 1994 (NZ Legislation: Acts website)
- Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 (NZ Legislation: Acts website)
- Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 (NZ Legislation: Acts website)
This Act and its amendments form the basis for all copyright law in NZ and stand where there is no licence acting in conjunction with them.