2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:24A-5 - Right To Claim, Disclaim Authorship

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:24A-5 (2016) What's This?

2A:24A-5. Right to claim, disclaim authorship
The artist shall retain at all times the right to claim authorship or, for just and valid reason, to disclaim authorship of his work of fine art. The right to claim authorship shall include the right of the artist to have his name appear on or in connection with the work of fine art as the artist. The right to disclaim authorship shall include the right of the artist to prevent his name from appearing on, or in connection with, the work of fine art as the artist. Just and valid reasons for disclaiming authorship shall include: that the work of fine art has been altered, defaced, mutilated or modified other than by the artist; that the work of fine art has been altered, defaced, mutilated or modified without the artist's consent; and that damage to the artist's reputation is reasonably likely to result or has resulted.

L. 1986, c. 97, s. 5, eff. Aug. 27, 1986.


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