Copyright Act

Version of section 76 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-11-06:

Marginal note:Claims by non-members
  •  (1) An owner of copyright who does not authorize a collective society to collect, for that person’s benefit, royalties referred to in paragraph 31(2)(d) is, if the work is communicated to the public by telecommunication during a period when an approved tariff that is applicable to that kind of work is effective, entitled to be paid those royalties by the collective society that is designated by the Board, of its own motion or on application, subject to the same conditions as those to which a person who has so authorized that collective society is subject.

  • Marginal note:Royalties that may be recovered

    (2) An owner of copyright who does not authorize a collective society to collect, for that person’s benefit, royalties referred to in subsection 29.6(2) or 29.7(2) or (3) is, if such royalties are payable during a period when an approved tariff that is applicable to that kind of work or other subject-matter is effective, entitled to be paid those royalties by the collective society that is designated by the Board, of its own motion or on application, subject to the same conditions as those to which a person who has so authorized that collective society is subject.

  • Marginal note:Exclusion of remedies

    (3) The entitlement referred to in subsections (1) and (2) is the only remedy of the owner of the copyright for the payment of royalties for the communication, making of the copy or sound recording or performance in public, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (4) The Board may, for the purposes of this section,

    • (a) require a collective society to file with the Board information relating to payments of royalties collected by it to the persons who have authorized it to collect those royalties; and

    • (b) by regulation, establish periods of not less than twelve months within which the entitlements referred to in subsections (1) and (2) must be exercised, in the case of royalties referred to in

      • (i) paragraph 29.6(2)(a), beginning on the expiration of the year during which no royalties are payable under that paragraph,

      • (ii) paragraph 29.6(2)(b), beginning on the performance in public,

      • (iii) subsection 29.7(2), beginning on the making of the copy,

      • (iv) subsection 29.7(3), beginning on the performance in public, or

      • (v) paragraph 31(2)(d), beginning on the communication to the public by telecommunication.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 50.
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