22(1)No act done before commencement is actionable by virtue of any provision of Chapter IV of Part I (moral rights).E+W+S+N.I.
(2)Section 43 of the 1956 Act (false attribution of authorship) continues to apply in relation to acts done before commencement.
23(1)The following provisions have effect with respect to the rights conferred by—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)section 77 (right to be identified as author or director), and
(b)section 80 (right to object to derogatory treatment of work).
(2)The rights do not apply—
(a)in relation to a literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work of which the author died before commencement; or
(b)in relation to a film made before commencement.
(3)The rights in relation to an existing literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work do not apply—
(a)where copyright first vested in the author, to anything which by virtue of an assignment of copyright made or licence granted before commencement may be done without infringing copyright;
(b)where copyright first vested in a person other than the author, to anything done by or with the licence of the copyright owner.
(4)The rights do not apply to anything done in relation to a record made in pursuance of section 8 of the 1956 Act (statutory recording licence).
24The right conferred by section 85 (right to privacy of certain photographs and films) does not apply to photographs taken or films made before commencement.E+W+S+N.I.