Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

Act current to 2015-02-04 and last amended on 2015-01-02. Previous Versions

Public Performances in Places Other Than Theatres

  •  (1) [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 14]

  • Marginal note:Radio performances in places other than theatres

    (2) In respect of public performances by means of any radio receiving set in any place other than a theatre that is ordinarily and regularly used for entertainments to which an admission charge is made, no royalties shall be collectable from the owner or user of the radio receiving set, but the Board shall, in so far as possible, provide for the collection in advance from radio broadcasting stations of royalties appropriate to the conditions produced by the provisions of this subsection and shall fix the amount of the same.

  • Marginal note:Expenses to be taken into account

    (3) In fixing royalties pursuant to subsection (2), the Board shall take into account all expenses of collection and other outlays, if any, saved or savable by, for or on behalf of the owner of the copyright or performing right concerned or his agents, in consequence of subsection (2).

  • (4) [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 14]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-42, s. 69;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 14;
  • 1993, c. 44, s. 73;
  • 1997, c. 24, s. 52(F).

 [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 15]

Collective Administration in Relation to Rights under Sections 3, 15, 18 and 21

Collective Societies

Marginal note:Collective societies

 Sections 70.11 to 70.6 apply in respect of a collective society that operates

  • (a) a licensing scheme, applicable in relation to a repertoire of works of more than one author, pursuant to which the society sets out the classes of uses for which and the royalties and terms and conditions on which it agrees to authorize the doing of an act mentioned in section 3 in respect of those works;

  • (a.1) a licensing scheme, applicable in relation to a repertoire of performer’s performances of more than one performer, pursuant to which the society sets out the classes of uses for which and the royalties and terms and conditions on which it agrees to authorize the doing of an act mentioned in section 15 in respect of those performer’s performances;

  • (b) a licensing scheme, applicable in relation to a repertoire of sound recordings of more than one maker, pursuant to which the society sets out the classes of uses for which and the royalties and terms and conditions on which it agrees to authorize the doing of an act mentioned in section 18 in respect of those sound recordings; or

  • (c) a licensing scheme, applicable in relation to a repertoire of communication signals of more than one broadcaster, pursuant to which the society sets out the classes of uses for which and the royalties and terms and conditions on which it agrees to authorize the doing of an act mentioned in section 21 in respect of those communication signals.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 16;
  • 1997, c. 24, s. 46.
Marginal note:Public information

 A collective society referred to in section 70.1 must answer within a reasonable time all reasonable requests from the public for information about its repertoire of works, performer’s performances, sound recordings or communication signals.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 46.