Announcement Of Law On Music

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om musik

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Arts Council and local music Committee

Chapter 2 support areas

Chapter 2 a Music schools

Chapter 2 b Rhythmic music venues

Chapter 3 regional orchestras

   Chapter 4 (repealed)

Chapter 4 (a) accounting and auditing

Chapter 5 Instruction, entry into force, etc., The full text of the Ordinance to the law on music

Hereby promulgated law on music, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1001 by 29. November 2003, with the changes brought about by Act No. 1212 by 27. December 2003, law No. 561 of 24. June 2005 and law No. 1568 by 20. December 2006.

Chapter 1

Arts Council and local music Committee

§ 1. Arts Council has a mandate to work for the promotion of musical life in Denmark and Danish music abroad. Arts Council to advise and assist public authorities and institutions in matters concerning music relationship. The Council has, within the framework of the approved action plan the final administrative decision with regard to the distribution of support for the purpose referred to in section 3, paragraph 1.

§ 2. A municipality or more municipalities jointly may reduce local music selection.

(2). The Committee referred to in paragraph 1 shall act for the promotion of musical life in the municipality and must including help to coordinate the musical establishment in the area.

(3). The detailed rules for the local music Committee composition and activities shall be determined by the municipal councils.

Chapter 2

Support areas

§ 3. Arts Council can within one at the annual finance laws set envelope provide support for





1) professional orchestras, cross and the ensemblers establishment, other than those specified in Chapter 3, those orchestras,

2) concert activities, including venues, festivals, school concerts and music drama,

3) music education by experimental or of nationwide or regional interest and artistic working amateur choirs, amateur orchestras and ensembles and their organisations,

4) information, documentation and publishing,

5) other activities, which may seem to promote musical life in Denmark and Danish music abroad.





(2). The aid provided for in paragraph 1, may be provided as grants, guarantees or loans, must respect both the older, new and previously unknown genres and types of music.

Chapter 2 (a)

Music schools

section 3 (a). At a music school is a school that offers instruction in music for children and young people.

(2). Music school also offers music lessons to adults.

(3). Music school aims to develop and promote students ' skills and capabilities through its educational offerings and, moreover, to work for the promotion of the local music community.

(4). The Minister of culture shall establish, in consultation with the Arts Council of indicative guidelines for music school lessons.

§ 3 (b). Music schools operated as municipal institutions or as self-governing institutions of municipal grants. Arts Council may, however, accept other arrangements. The statutes shall be approved by the Arts Council and the institutions of the grant-making municipalities. The Minister of culture, in collaboration with the Arts Council guiding standard statutes for the music schools.

(2). Arts Council can, in exceptional cases, to revoke an approval granted in accordance with paragraph 1.

(3). Every Municipal Council are required to operate a music school, either as a municipal institution or as a self-governing institution of municipal grants.

(4). The Minister of culture may derogate from the provisions of paragraph 3, if the local authority enters into an agreement for an educational discount for the municipality's citizens with a neighbouring municipality. By way of derogation from paragraph 3 will happen after a concrete assessment and must be conditional on the municipality's demographic basis.

(5). The Minister may, in connection with the conclusion of cultural agreements with municipalities, etc. may derogate from the provisions of paragraph 3, so that more municipalities together can drive a music school.

section 3 (c). The State provides partial reimbursement of municipalities or other people's expenditure on lærerlønsudgifter in connection with the operation of music schools, see. However, paragraph 4.

(2). Refund percentage is calculated as the ratio between the State's budget appropriation and the total grants provided to lærerlønsudgifter by music schools from the municipalities or other.

(3). Municipalities or other maximum refund of 25 per cent of the cost of the music school lærerlønningerne.

(4). It is a condition of obtaining the reimbursement in accordance with paragraph 1, that the music school students ' payment for tuition does not exceed 1/3 of the gross cost of the school's operation.

(5). The State shall pay an initial reimbursement in accordance with paragraph 1. It is calculated on the basis of budgets approved by the Municipal Council. The reimbursement will be paid in instalments in advance.

(6). Finally, the calculation of the refund in accordance with paragraph 3 shall be made on the basis of accounts. The accounts must be approved by the Municipal Council and must include proof of the total pupil payment. The final reimbursement may not exceed the provisionally paid reimbursement.

(7). Too much paid refund in a fiscal year to offset the reimbursement for the following year.

(8). The Minister may, in connection with the conclusion of cultural agreements with municipalities, etc., derogate from the provisions of paragraphs 1 to 7.

(9). The municipality can offer children and youth music school lessons free of charge or at reduced cost.

§ 3 (d). Arts Council can provide grants for musical basic courses at music schools.

(2). Tuition at State-supported basic courses are free for students.

(3). The Minister, in consultation with the Arts Council can lay down rules for the musical basic courses.

§ 3 e. Arts Council can provide special support for the creation of music schools.

(2). Arts Council may grant aid for the loan of instruments or to music schools purchase thereof.

(3). Arts Council can provide support for the training of music school teachers.

(4). Arts Council can provide support for teaching of experimental character and to the development and publishing of music educational material.

§ 3 such recruited a consultant to follow developments in the music school music school area and to assist the Council in the practical application of Art music Act's provisions concerning music schools.

Chapter 2 (b)

Rhythmic venues

§ 3 g. Arts Council can within an envelope provided on the Finance Bill to provide grants to rhythmic venues for expenses associated with music operation.

(2). Subsidies in accordance with paragraph 1 may be granted in the form of fee support or as reimbursement for regional venues.

§ 3 h. Arts Council can award grants under section 3 (g) to rhythmic music venues, which receives a municipal grants for music operation.

section 3 i. accounts for grants received under section 3 (g), shall be approved by the grant-making municipalities and then submitted to the Arts Council.

(2). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules for the Municipal Board's treatment of financial statements in accordance with paragraph 1.

Chapter 3

Regional orchestras

§ 4. Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, sønderjyllands symfoniorkester and the Copenhagen Philharmonic must contribute to the promotion of regional orchestras as the music life in the region.

(2). It is a condition of obtaining funding under section 5:





1) that it is the Orchestra's main task to hold Orchestra concerts including a versatile repertoire of both older as newer and new musical works, including Nordic and in particular Danish works composed after 1900,

2) to the orchestra consists of permanent dedicated year-round employed musicians and has such a size and composition that the basis for the application of it in 1) mentioned the repertoire of artistic sound manner is present,

3) to the Orchestra in a reasonable and defensible artistic scope is available for ballet and music dramatic performances, including performances with the Danish National Opera, and for the Music Academy as a professional Studio Orchestra,

4) that the Orchestra is seeking its tasks solved in cooperation with the other regional orchestras and with other music institutions,

5) that orchestras as needed and reasonable-holds concerts in and outside the region.





§ 5. The State subsidizes the regional orchestras, which are referred to in section 4, with the amount to be determined at the annual finance laws.

§ 6. Danish regional orchestras are operated as independent institutions with the statutes, as well as by the Minister of culture shall be approved by the local authorities, who must subsidize. The Minister may, however, accept other arrangements.

(2). At each regional Orchestra set up a Works Council in accordance with the State's general rules on the subject.

§ 7. The State can provide support to regional artists ' additional costs for the construction of works in specific genres, as well as for specific projects.

(2). The State can provide grants for regional artists ' touring at home and abroad.

Chapter 4 (repealed)

sections 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. (Repealed)

Chapter 4 (a)

Accounting and auditing

section 12 (a). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules for the administrative management of grants, guarantees and loans, as well as for financial reporting and auditing.

(2). Undertakings offered can be canceled, and disbursed grants can be recovered in cases where a beneficiary does not qualify for the subsidy, or fail to implement the intended activity.

(3). Disbursements of grants can be forskudsmæssigt.
§ § 12 (b), 12 (c) and 12 (d). (repealed)



Chapter 5

Instruction, entry into force, etc.

§ 13. The law shall take effect from the 1. October 1976. (Transitional provisions omitted).

§ 14. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland but may by Royal. device is put into force in Greenland of the variances, as the special Greenlandic conditions warrant.

§ 15. The Minister of culture may provide that powers under this Act is for the Arts Council, be exercised by the Minister.

(2). The Minister of culture may give instructions concerning the exercise of powers of the Arts Council, the Arts Council is assigned to it under this Act.




Act No. 355 of 2. June 1999 on the capital's Development includes the following entry-into-force provision:



section 13

The law shall enter into force on the 1. July 2000 (omitted).




Act No. 1104 of 29. December 1999 on regional cultural agreements includes the following entry-into-force provision:



§ 5

The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2000.




Act No. 341 of 17. May 2000 on rhythmic venues includes the following entry-into-force provision:



§ 2

The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2001.




Act No. 145 of 25. March 2002 amending various laws as a result of the merger of the Bornholm municipalities includes the following entry-into-force provisions, etc.:



§ 78

(1). The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2003, see. However, section 79 (1).

(2). Plan for the region Bornholm municipality plans for Allinge-Gudhjem and, Hasle, Nexø, Rønne and Aakirkeby Municipalities shall be maintained until they are replaced by a region and its municipalities plan for Bornholm after law on planning, as amended by this Act.

section 79

(1). § 8 shall enter into force on the 1. June 2002 and have effect from and including the grant year 2003.

(2). The State's General grants to municipalities pursuant to section 10 of the Act on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities shall be reduced with effect from and including the grant year 2003 with 10 million. DKK (calculated in 2002-price-and wage level).

(3). For the grant year 2003 are accounted subsidies and same for Bornholm Municipality pursuant to sections 3, 10, 13, 17, 18 and 21 of the law on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities from Bornholm municipality's tax base for 2003 notwithstanding the provisions of section 25 a of the law on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities.

(4). For the grant year 2003 defined Bornholm Municipality printing percent in the year, see calculation. sections 24 and 33 of the law on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities, as the average municipal printing percent for the five municipalities on Bornholm for 2002 rounded to 1 decimal place according to the rules in section 6 of the law on municipal income tax, attributed to the departmental printing percent for 2002. In the calculation of the municipal tax base of the basic regulation. section 24 of the Act on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities, forms part of the municipality of Bornholm for the grant year 2003 60 per cent of the under 1. section ascertained print percent. In the calculation of the County municipal tax base, see. section 24 of the Act on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities, forms part of the municipality of Bornholm for the grant year 2003 40 per cent of the under 1. section ascertained print percent.

(5). In 2002 provides the Minister of the Interior and a financial contribution of 2.5 million. DKK to the amalgamation Committee for the municipality of Bornholm. The grant, financed by the grant pool for particularly disadvantaged municipalities pursuant to section 19 of the Act on municipal compensation and General grants to municipalities and county municipalities.




Act No. 230 of 2. April 2003 about Arts Council includes the following entry-into-force provisions, etc.:



section 13

The law shall enter into force on the 1. July 2003.

(2). Appointment of members of the Arts Council of representatives, as well as to the Arts Council and its committees as described in Chapter 2 and 3 can be done from the 1. April 2003.

(3). First, the Board of regulators, which shall be appointed, in accordance with article 3. § 9 (1), is hereby appointed until 31 March 2006. October 2005. Half of the members of the Board of Governors are appointed until 31 March 2006. October 2007, see. § 9, paragraph 2.

(4). The first Arts Council and related committees, designated, without prejudice. § 6 the appointment until 31 March 2006. March 2007.

§ 14

The law should be reviewed in the Folketing year 2008-09.




Act No. 1212 by 27. December 2003 includes the following entry-into-force provisions, etc.:



§ 2

(1). The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2004.

(2). County music committees works in the current period, unless otherwise requested by the authorities shall set up committees.




Act No. 561 of 24. June 2005 includes the following entry-into-force provisions, etc.:



§ 2

(1). The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2007. The provisions of paragraphs 2 to 4, however, shall enter into force on the day following the Act's promulgation in the Official Gazette.

(2). The Minister may lay down detailed rules on financial reporting and repayment of loans for institutions, as before the entry into force of this Act has received a grant or loan from a county municipality pursuant to





1 § 2) music, as far as County music selection, and

2 § 3 (d)) music, as far as musical basic courses at music schools.





(3). County music Committee created pursuant to section 2 of the Act, must music from the day after the law's promulgation in the Official Gazette does not assume obligations that go beyond the 1. January 2007, unless approved by a Municipal Council and Municipal Council has guaranteed to take over commitments from this date.

(4). The term of Office for County music Committee created pursuant to section 2 of the Act, and as music is put at 1. April 2006, expires on 31 December 2006. December 2006. The County Council shall ensure afbeskikkelse of members of the committees.

§ 3

The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland but may by Royal Decree is put into force in Greenland of the variances, as the special Greenlandic conditions warrant.




Act No. 1568 by 20. December 2006 includes the following entry-into-force provisions, etc.:



§ 2

The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2007.

§ 3

The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
The Ministry of culture, the 3. January 2008 Brian M/Jan Opstrup Poulsen