What is Copyright? Copyright is the sole legal right to print, publish, perform, film or record a literary, artistic or musical work. What are the laws that govern Copyright in Tanzania Mainland? In Tanzania Mainland copyright is governed under the Copyright and Neighboring Rights Act, “the Act” Chapter 218 (Revised Edition of 2002), Copyright and […]
LITIGATION LAW UPDATE: BILL PROPOSES SWAHILI LANGUAGE TO BE USED AS THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
The Bill is yet to be tabled to the National Assembly. The language of the laws to be in Kiswahili. The language of the courts, tribunals and other bodies shall also be Kiswahili Circumstances where English may be used in dispensing justice. The Minister may determine situations where a law can be written in another […]
CORPORATE COMMERCIAL LAW UPDATE: THE TANZANIA FILM REGULATIONS OF 2020; IMPLICATIONS TO BUSINESSES AS FAR AS VIDEO ADS AND DIGITAL CONTENT REGULATION IS CONCERNED IN TANZANIA.
Unpacking the definition of “film” in Tanzania and the question whether it includes commercial video ads and moving pictures Whether small and medium online businesses are affected by these Regulations Knowing if you need a permit to produce a video ad? Are there any penalties when one produces a video without a permit? An outlook […]
THE LAW AND PROCEDURE GOVERNING REGISTRATION OF COPYRIGHT IN TANZANIA
1. Introduction 1.1. Gist of Protection Copyright confers sole property rights unto the authors of original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works. Examples of literary and artistic works include books, pamphlets, computer programs, music and drawings. Authors of literary and artistic works are provided with sole legal right to print, publish, perform or record the […]