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Status of the Artist Act (S.C. 1992, c. 33)

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Year of current version:2012
Date of last amendment:March 16, 2012
Date of Text (Enacted):June 23, 1992
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Status of the Artist Act, which was last amended on March 16, 2012 incorporates all the amendments up to 2012.

This Act establishes a framework to govern professional relations between artists and producers that guarantees the formers' freedom of association. It also creates the Canadian Artists and Producers Relations Tribunal.

-Date of entry into force:
Section '71. This Act or any provision thereof shall come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
* [Note: Section 1 and Part I in force May 14, 1993, see SI/93-75; sections 10 to 13, 15 and 16 in force June 11, 1993, see SI/93-92; sections 5 to 9, 14 and 17 to 70 in force May 9, 1995, see SI/95-61.]'.

Source: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/S-19.6/FullText.html
Available Texts: 
English

Status of the Artist Act (S.C. 1992, c. 33) Status of the Artist Act (S.C. 1992, c. 33), Complete document (pdf) [153 KB]

French

Loi sur le statut de l’artiste (S.C. 1992, c. 33) Loi sur le statut de l’artiste (S.C. 1992, c. 33), Complete document (pdf) [157 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CA145

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