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Moral Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage: Amar Nath Sehgal v. Union of India

International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 79-94, 2001

16 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2011  

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

University of Oxford - Magdalen College

Date Written: January 1, 2001

Abstract

This case note examines the 1991 interim judgment in the leading Indian precedent on the moral rights of authors, Amar Nath Sehgal v. Union of India. The analysis in this article was highly influential in the Delhi High Court, which reached its final decision in 2005, and is quoted in paragraph 41 of that judgment.

Keywords: Copyright Law, Moral Rights of Authors, Visual Artists Rights, Indian Law

Suggested Citation

Sundara Rajan, Mira T., Moral Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage: Amar Nath Sehgal v. Union of India (January 1, 2001). International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 79-94, 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1805237

Mira T. Sundara Rajan (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Magdalen College ( email )

Magdalen College
Oxford, OX1 4AU
United Kingdom

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