Law Amending The Copyright Law (Implementation Of The Services Directive, Etc.)

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af ophavsretsloven(Gennemførelse af servicedirektivet m.v.)

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Law on the amendment of ophavsretsloven1)

(Implementation of the services directive, etc.)

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:

§ 1

In copyright law, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 587 of 20. June 2008, as amended by section 5 of law No. 1404 by 27. December 2008, shall be amended as follows:

1. In the footnote to the title of the Act is added as a 9. item:




» Act contains provisions implementing parts of a European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/123/EC of 12. December 2006 on services in the internal market (Official Journal of the European Union, 2006, L 376, p. 36). '



2. In section 38 shall be inserted after paragraph 5 as new paragraph: "(6). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules concerning the proceedings in connection with the approval of the Organization, as referred to in paragraph 5. '




Paragraph 6 becomes paragraph 7.



3. In section 39 shall be inserted following paragraph 5:

' (5). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules concerning the proceedings in connection with the approval of the common organisation referred to in paragraph 3. ';

4. Under section 46 shall be inserted:





» § 46 (a). The Minister may grant the rights holders compensation for the difference between the proceeds of sale of blank DVDs in a particular year and the proceeds of sale of blank DVDs in 2005, in so far as the former proceeds are less than in 2005. "



5. In article 47, paragraph 2, the words ' paragraph 75 (a) (2) ' is replaced by: ' § 75 (a) (3) '.

6. In article 50 paragraph 5 is inserted: ' (5). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules concerning the proceedings in connection with the approval of the collecting societies referred to in paragraph 4. '

7. In section 68 shall be inserted after paragraph 2 as new paragraph: "(3). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules concerning the proceedings in connection with the approval of the common organisation referred to in paragraph 2. ';




Paragraphs 3 and 4 become paragraphs 4 and 5.



8. In paragraph 75 (a) shall be inserted after paragraph 1 as new paragraph: "(2). The Minister of culture shall lay down detailed rules concerning the proceedings in connection with the authorization referred to in paragraph 1. '




Paragraph 2 becomes paragraph 3.



9. In paragraph 76, paragraph 1, no. 4, the words ' section 38, paragraph 6 ' to: ' section 38, paragraph 7 '.

§ 2

The law shall enter into force on the 28th. December 2009.

§ 3

The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland but may by Royal Decree is implemented in these regions with the variances, as the special Faroese and Greenlandic conditions warrant.
Given at Christiansborg Palace, on 12. June 2009 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Carina Christensen Official notes 1) Act contains provisions implementing parts of a European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/123/EC of 12. December 2006 on services in the internal market (Official Journal of the European Union 2006 nr. L 376, p. 36).