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6. Key points
- Copyright refers to the protection of property rights of a creator of a work. Copyright protection is provided under the Copyright Act 1968. Material that is produced and published by incorporated associations may also be protected by copyright.
- Copyright gives the copyright owner exclusive right to control the copying and distribution of copyrighted work.
- Copyright is infringed when the exclusive rights of the owner are violated and a copyrighted work is copied, reproduced and used without the owner's permission.