The Amendments To The Copyright Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Autortiesību likumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the copyright law to make the copyright law of the Republic of Latvia (Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2000, no. 11; 2003; 2004, nr. 8, 10. No; 2007; 2008, 6 No No 3; Latvian journal nr. 205., 2010; 2011, 58 no) the following amendments: 1. Replace article 1, paragraph 15, the words "outside the usual family circle" with the words "intended for use with multiple offender personally or unrelated members of society". 2. Replace article 63 in the sixth paragraph, the words "only one property rights collecting society" with the words "only one each for copyright and related rights group created property rights collecting society". 3. Supplement article 64 with 2.1 part as follows: "(21) between the property rights collecting societies and copyright or related rights contracts may be terminated by notice given at least six months, if the contract concluded in a shorter period of notice." 4. Article 66: off fifth; to supplement the article with the sixth part as follows: "(6) the rights collecting society has a duty to put your website on the internet the following information and restore it not later than 30 days after the amendment of the Statute: 1); 2 representative) for information on the contracts concluded by the organization with other property rights collective management organizations, including the name of the contractor and its work or object of related rights use, for which the contract has been concluded; 3) charged the distribution rules; 4) annual reports; 5) this law, the first paragraph of article 65 of the remuneration referred to in paragraph 3 and the reasons behind it. " 5. Add to article 66.1 of the Act with the following: "article 66.1. Property rights collecting societies obligation of remuneration in respect of certain criteria (1) determining equitable remuneration in cases where property rights collecting society has a duty to administer copyright and related rights economic rights on the basis of the law, it shall take into account: 1) direct commercial benefits that accrue to the work or subject-matter of the application by the user; 2) work or object of related rights objectives, scope of use and significance depending on the use of economic or other activities; 3 work or object of related rights) the creation or establishment of investment funds and other economic reasonableness of remuneration characteristic values. (2) equitable remuneration may be based also on the other, the first part of this article that, objective, not including indirect commercial or financial gain, the criteria are clear enough, and the application of which is not related to the disproportionate economic rights collecting society for administrative expenditure. (3) all one and the same category of users and associations of users in a particular use of copyright and related rights would be in the form of equal remuneration and the basic conditions for its application. " 6. in article 67: Supplement to article 3.1 part as follows: "(31) the Ministry of culture, through property rights collective management organizations, have the right: 1) require property rights collective management organizations provide information on their activities, as well as any of the documentation presented, including contracts, the law reports, the list of provided documentation, membership meeting and minutes of meetings of the Board; 2 the person of its representative) observer status to participate in property rights collecting society membership meetings and the meetings of the Management Board. '; to supplement the article with the seventh and eighth by the following: "(7) the rights collecting society is obliged: 1) to the Ministry of Culture to provide the requested information promptly, but not later than 15 days after receipt of the request, if the request specifies a longer period for the provision of information; 2) to inform the Ministry of culture of the Organization's membership meeting or Board meeting date and time developments at least seven days in advance. (8) Property rights collecting societies shall have the right not to provide the Ministry of culture of the information requested, or do not allow a representative of the Ministry of culture Board meeting to participate in the proceedings, who speak directly to potential or ongoing legal proceedings or the award of contracts by the Ministry of culture or the benchers authority. " 7. transitional provisions be supplemented with 10 and 11 of the following paragraph: "the law 10. collecting societies shall ensure that, no later than 1 June 2013 to its homepage on the internet is inserted in article 66 of this law's sixth part provides information. 11. Article 66.1 of this law shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. " The law adopted by the Parliament in 2013 on April 18. The President a. Smith in 2013 on May 8.