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Decree No. 124 of February 19, 2009, conferring to the Argentine Film Directors Association (DAC) the Authority to Represent the Argentine and Foreign Author-Directors of Films and Audiovisual Works and their Rightful Owners, with regards to the Collection and Administration of Authors' Royalties pursuant to Law No. 11.723

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Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:February 25, 2009
Date of Text (Issued):February 19, 2009
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
In 2009, Argentina recognized the Argentine Film Directors (DAC) as a collective management organization, which represents author‑directors of cinematographic and audiovisual works, both Argentine and foreign with regard to collection and distribution of royalties. The Secretariat of Media for Communication, in collaboration with the DAC, fixes the fees for author‑directors . The fees generated in Argentina by the cinematographic and audiovisual works of foreign author‑directors are collected and distributed only if there is reciprocity of treatment.

Article 9 of the Decree stipulates that it shall take effect on the day following that of its publication in the Official Gazette. The Decree was published in the Official Gazette on February 24, 2009 (B.O. 24/02/09), and came into force the following day.
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Decreto Nº 124 de 19 de febrero de 2009 que confiere a la Asociación de Directores Argentinos Cinematográficos (D.A.C.) la autoridad de representación de autores-directores cinematográficos y de obras audiovisuales argentinos y extranjeros y a sus derechohabientes, para percibir y administrar las retribuciones previstas por la Ley Nº 11.723 Decreto Nº 124 de 19 de febrero de 2009 que confiere a la Asociación de Directores Argentinos Cinematográficos (D.A.C.) la autoridad de representación de autores-directores cinematográficos y de obras audiovisuales argentinos y extranjeros y a sus derechohabientes, para percibir y administrar las retribuciones previstas por la Ley Nº 11.723, Complete document (pdf) [19 KB]

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