Copyright and Neighbouring rights Protection Act, 1994

Where
Namibia
When
2016
Who
Namibian Society Of Composers and Authors Of Music
Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA)
Key objectives of the measure:

The key objective of this measure it to provide for the protection of copyright and performers’ rights, and to provide for matters incidental thereto

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

To provide for the protection of copyright and performers’ rights, and to provide for matters incidental thereto

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The expected result is the creators ownership of their creations and ability to make a living of it provided for and protected.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Namibian Society of Composers and Authors of Music collects and distributes performance rights royalties for authors and composers of music in Namibia. Its operational funds come from the collection of royalties.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution