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This Determination provides provisions which must be contained in the rules of the body appointed as the collecting society under the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Made 16 Mar 2010
Registered 31 Mar 2010
Tabled HR 11 May 2010
Tabled Senate 11 May 2010

 

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009

 

 

 

Determination of provisions to be contained in collecting society rules

 

 

 

 

I, PETER GARRETT, Minister for Environment Protection, Heritage and the Arts, under paragraph 35(4)(d) of the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 (the Act), determine that the rules of the collecting society must contain provisions providing for:

(a)    the collection of amounts of resale royalty;

(b)   the distribution of resale royalty amounts collected by the society and any interest earned on those amounts, to holders of resale royalty rights;

(c)    the holding on trust by the collecting society of resale royalty amounts due to holders of resale royalty rights who are not members of the collecting society or who are otherwise yet to be identified and/or located;

(d)   access to the collecting society‚Äôs records by holders of resale royalty rights and their agents; and

(e)    a complaint notification and handling procedure for dealing with member complaints.

 

 

 

 

Dated 16 March 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Garrett AM

Minister for Environment Protection, Heritage and the Arts