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This instrument clarifies and streamlines the operation of the resale royalty scheme through reporting obligations enabling more efficient and effective payment of royalties.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 29 Oct 2021
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Tabled HR22-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2021
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Regulations 2021

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 28 October 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Paul Fletcher

Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts

 

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Excluded class of transfer.............................................................................................. 1

7............ Format of notice of commercial resale........................................................................... 1

8............ Notice of commercial resale........................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Regulations 2011                                                            3


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Regulations 2021.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

30 October 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  Excluded class of transfer

                   For the purposes of paragraph 8(1)(c) of the Act, an excluded class of transfer is a transfer of ownership of an artwork:

                     (a)  for monetary consideration of less than $1000; and

                     (b)  to which subsection 8(2) of the Act does not apply.

7  Format of notice of commercial resale

                   For the purposes of section 28 of the Act, the Minister may, by legislative instrument, determine a format of notice of commercial resale.

8  Notice of commercial resale

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 28(2)(c) of the Act, the following information is taken to be sufficient detail in a notice of commercial resale:

                     (a)  the date of resale;

                     (b)  the GST inclusive sale price;

                     (c)  whether the seller acquired the artwork on or after the commencement date of the resale royalty right arrangements to which the Act relates;

                     (d)  the medium of the artwork or a description of the artwork;

                     (e)  the artist’s name (if known);

                    (ea)  if the artist’s name is not known—that fact;

                      (f)  the country of which the artist is a citizen or permanent resident (if known);

                    (fa)  if the country of which the artist is a citizen or permanent resident is not known—that fact;

                     (g)  whether the artist is alive (if known);

                    (ga)  if whether the artist is alive is not known—that fact;

                     (h)  if the artist has died—the year of the artist’s death (if known);

                   (ha)  if the artist has died and the year of the artist’s death is not known—that fact.

Note:          The commencement date of the resale royalty right arrangements referred to in paragraph (c) is 9 June 2010.

             (2)  Despite subregulation (1), other information included in a notice of commercial resale may be taken to be sufficient detail for the purposes of paragraph 28(2)(c) of the Act.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Regulations 2011

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.