Copyright Collective Management Regulations (Official Translation)

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Decree of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
No. 429

Copyright Collective Management Regulations were adopted by 74th Standing Conference of the State Council on December 22, 2004. The regulations are hereby promulgated and implemented as of March 1, 2005.

Minister of the State Council Wen Jiabao
December 28, 2004

Chapter I General Principles

Article 1 These regulations are formulated in accordance with the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as “Copyright Law”) for the purposes of regulating copyright collective management activities, being convenient for the author and obligee relating to copyright (hereinafter referred to as “obligee”) to use rights and for the users to use works.

Article 2 Copyright collective management in terms of these regulations means following activities of performing their rights on behalf of their own name carried out by copyright collective management organizations authorized by the obligee.
1.Conclude right license contract of copyright or right license contract that relating to copyright (hereinafter referred to as “right license contract”) with the users;
2.Collect charge for use from the users;
3.Shunt charge for use to the obligee;
4.Bring a lawsuit or submit a dispute involving copyright or rights relating to copyright and etc.

Article 3 Copyright collective management organization in terms of these regulations means the society established in accordance with laws for the rights of the obligees, managing collectively the obligees’ copyright or the rights relating to copyright according to the authorization of the obligee.

Copyright collective management organization should register and carry out their activities in accordance with the provisions of administrative laws relating to the management of society registration and these regulations.

Article 4 The rights that are difficult for the obligees to perform effectively, such as the rights if performance, broadcast, rent, information network propagation, copy and other rights, may be collectively managed by copyright collective management organization.

Article 5 Copyright management department of the State Council is responsible for nation-wide copyright collective management.

Article 6 Except for the copyright collective management organization established in accordance with the provisions of these regulations, none organizations and individuals may be engaged in copyright collective management activities.

Chapter II The establishment of copyright collective management organization

Article 7 All Chinese citizens, legal persons or other organizations enjoying copyright or the right relating to copyright may initiate to establish copyright collective management organization.

To stablish copyright collective management organization should meet with following requirements:
1.The obligees initiating to establish the copyright collective management organization should not be less than 50;
2.The business scope should not cross and mix with the business scope of copyright collective management organizations that have already registered in accordance with laws.
3.May represent the interests of relevant obligees nationwide;
4.Have draft regulations, draft standard of collecting charge for use and measures on shunting charge for use to the obligees (hereinafter referred to as “charge for use shunting measures”) of copyright collective management organization.

Article 8 The regulations of copyright collective management organization should include following information:
1.Name and residence;
2.Purpose of establishiment;
3.Business scope;
4.Organization structure and its functions and power;
5.Minimum numbers of the membership plenary session;
6.Duties of the executive council, the requirements of the person responsible for the executive council and the procedures of arising and dismissing of the person responsible for the executive council;
7.Ways of drawing and using management fee;
8.The requirements and procedures of joining and withdrawing from copyright collective management organization;
9.The procedures of revising the regulations.
10.The requirements and procedures of terminating a copyright collective management organization and property settlement after termination.

Article 9 Whoever applies for establishing copyright collective management organization should submit the materials stipulated by Article 7 of these regulations to copyright management department of the State Council. The copyright management department of the State Council should make the decision whether or not to approve it within 60 days at the receipt of the materials. Copyright collective management license should be issued to those who get the approval, and reasons should be given to those who do not get the approval.

Article 10 The applicant should go through the registration formalities in the department of civil affairs of the State Council in accordance with the administrative laws and regulations relating to registration management of social organizations within 30 days at the day when the copyright management department of the State Council issues him copyright collective management license.

Article 11 Copyright collective management organization registering in accordance with laws should submit its copy of registration certificate to copyright management department of the State Council for the record within 30 days at the receipt of the registration certificate issued by the department of civil affairs of the State Council. Copyright management department of the State Council should publish the submitted copy of registration certificate and the regulations of copyright collective management organization, standard of collecting the charge for use, measures on shunting the charge for use by announcement.

Article 12 Copyright collective management organization establishes branch organization should be approved by copyright management department of the State Council and go through registration formalities in the department of civil affairs of the State Council in accordance with administrative laws and regulations relating to society registration management. Whoever has registered in accordance with laws should submit the copy of registration certificate of the branch organization to copyright management department of the State Council for the record and the copyright management department of the State Council publish it by announcement.

Article 13 Copyright collective management organization should work out the standard of collecting the charge for use in accordance with following factors:
1.Time, ways and area range of using works, audio and video products and etc.;
2.Variety of rights;
3.Degree from complication to simplicity of concluding the contract of using the license and collecting the charge for use.

Article 14 Copyright collective management organization should work out measures on shunting the charge for use according to the information of the obligee’s use of works or audio and video products and etc..

Article 15 If any copyright collective management organization revises its regulations, it should submit the draft of regulations revision to copyright management department of the State Council for approval. Copyright management department of the State Council should publish it by announcement after the verification and approval of civil affairs department of the State Council in accordance with laws.

Article 16 If the registration of any copyright collective management organization is cancelled in accordance with laws, it must not be engaged in copyright collective management business as of the day of cancellation.

Chapter III Organ of copyright collective management organization

Article 17 Membership conference of copyright collective management organization (hereinafter referred to as “membership conference”) is the power organ of copyright collective management organization.

Membership conference is convened by Board of Directors in accordance with these regulations. Board of Directors should publish the time, place of the conference and issues put forward for discussion 60 days before the opening of the conference. The members that attend the membership conference should put their names down 30 days before the opening of the conference. If the members that put their names down for the conference are fewer than the minimum number stipulated by the regulations, the board of directors should publish the membership numbers that plan to attend the conference, and other members may make supplementary signing up 5 days before the conference. The conference should be held by all the members entering their names to the conference.

Membership conference performs following official functions:
1.Formulate and revise the regulations;
2.Work out and revise the standard of collecting the charge for use;
3.Work out and revise the measures to shunt the charge for use;
4.Elect and dismiss directors;
5.Consider and approve work and financial report of the board of directors;
6.Formulate inner management rules;
7.Decide the plan of shunting charge for use and the proportion of management fee drawn by copyright collective management organization;
8.Make decisions about other important issues.

Membership conference is held annually. On the motion of more than 10 percent of the members or the board of directors, temporary membership conference may be held. Any decisions made at the membership conference should be passed by more than half of the members that attend the conference.

Article 18 The board of directors established in copyright collective management organization should be accountable to the membership conference and execute the decision of the conference. The members of the director board must not be fewer than 9.

The term of the director boarder is 4 years. Re-election should be made at the expiration of the term. Re-election may be made in advance or put off for special reasons, but the extension of re-election should not exceed 1 year.

Chapter IV Copyright collective management activities

Article 19 Obligee may conclude copyright collective management contract in writing with copyright collective management organization, authorize the organization to manage the copyright or the rights relating copyright that the obligee enjoys in accordance with laws. If the obligee meets the requirements of the regulations to join the organization, copyright management organization should conclude copyright collective management contract with him, must not refuse him.

Obligee becomes a member of copyright collective management organization as soon as he concludes copyright collective management contract with copyright collective management organization and perform corresponding formalities in accordance with the provisions of the regulations.

Article 20 After signing copyright collective management contract with copyright collective management organization, the obligee must not perform or allow others to perform the rights agreed in the contract that should be performed by copyright collective management organization within the contracted term.

Article 21 Obligee may withdraw from copyright collective management organization and terminate copyright collective management contract according to the procedures stipulated by the regulations. But if copyright collective management organization has conclude license contract with others, the contract is still effective before the expiration of the term. Within the term of validity, the obligee has the right to obtain corresponding charge for use and may look up related business materials.

Article 22 Foreigners and persons who have no nationalities may authorize Chinese copyright collective management organization to manage their copyright and rights relating copyright that they enjoy in the territory of China through similar organization abroad that has concluded mutual agency agreement with Chinese copyright collective management organization.

Mutual agency agreement in terms of above paragraph means the agreement that Chinese copyright collective management organization and similar organization abroad authorize each other to carry out collective management in the country or area that it locates.

Mutual agency agreement concluded between copyright collective management organization and similar organization abroad should be submitted to copyright management department of the State Council for the record and announced by copyright management department of the State Council.

Article 23 If copyright collective management organization allow others to use the works, audio and video products that it managed, it should conclude license contract in writing with the users.

Copyright collective management organization must not conclude exclusive license contract with the users.

If the user asks for concluding license contract with copyright collective management organization at reasonable requirements, copyright collective management organization must not refuse them.
The term of license contract must not exceed two years. The term of license contract may be renewed at the expiration of it.

Article 24 Copyright collective management organization should establish right information consultation system for the obligees and users to look up the information. Right information consultation system should include variety of rights managed by copyright collective management organization, the names of works, audio and video products, obligee’s name and authorized management term.

When obligee and the users consult the right information managed by copyright collective management organization, the organization should answer them.

Article 25 Apart from paying the charge for use in accordance with Article 23, Article 32, Section 2, Article 39 Section 3, Article 42 Section 2 and Article 43 of Copyright Law, copyright collective management organization should agreed with the user on the exact sum of collecting charge for use in accordance with the standard of collecting charge for use published by copyright management department of the State Council.

Article 26 If two or more copyright collective management organizations collect the charge for use from the same user in the same way, they may consult in advance to determine one of them to collect it uniformly. The charge for use collected uniformly should be allocated after consultation.

Article 27 When the users pay charge for use to copyright collective management organization, they should provide the names of the works, audio and video products, the name of the obligee and the ways, numbers and time they use them except for those that have separate agreements.

If the information of use provided by the users involves the user’s business secret, copyright collective management organization has the duty to keep secret.

Article 28 Copyright collective management organization may draw a certain proportion from charge for use as management fee for maintaining normal business activities.

The proportion of charge for use drawn by copyright collective management organization should be reduced gradually following the increasing of the income of charge for use.

Article 29 All the charge for use collected by copyright collective management organization should be shunted to the obligees after management fee is drawn and must not be diverted to any other purpose.

When copyright collective management organizations shunt charge for use, they should work out the record of it. The record of shunting charge for use should show clearly the total amount of charge for use, amount of management fee, name of the obligee, name of works or audio and video products, relevant information of using them, the detailed amount of charge for use that is shunted to the obligee and as well as other issues. The record should be kept for more than 10 years.

Chapter V The supervision over copyright collective management organization

Article 30 Copyright collective management organization should establish financial and accounting rules and as well as property management rules in accordance with laws, and establish account book in accordance with related national rules.

Article 31 The use of property and financial management of copyright collective management organization are supervised by the departments of copyright management and civil affairs of the State Council.

Copyright collective management organization should work out financial account report at the end of a fiscal year, entrust accounting firm to audit it in accordance with laws and publish the audit result.

Article 32 Copyright collective management organization should record following issues for the obligees and users to look up:
1.Information of using license of works;
2.Information of collecting and shunting charge for use;
3.Information of drawing and using management fee.
The obligees have the rights to look up and copy financial report, work report and other business materials of copyright collective management organization. Copyright collective management organization should offer convenient

Article 33 The obligees may report to copyright management department of the State Council if they deem any copyright collective management organization has one of following circumstances:
1.If the obligees meet with the requirements stipulated by the regulations and ask for joining copyright collective management organization, or the members ask for drawing from copyright collective management organization in accordance with the provisions of the regulations, copyright collective management organization refuse them to do so;
2.Copyright collective management organizations do not collect, shunt charge for use in accordance with the stipulations, or do not draw and use charge for use in accordance with the stipulations;
3.The obligees ask for looking up the record or business materials stipulated in Article 32 of these regulations, but copyright collective management organizations refuse to provide them.

Article 34 The users may report to copyright management department of the State Council if they deem that any copyright collective management organization has one of following circumstances:
1.Copyright collective management organization violates Article 23 of these regulations, refusing to conclude license contract with the users;
2.Copyright collective management organization does not collect the amount of charge for use in accordance with announced standard of collecting charge for use;
3.Users ask for looking up the record stipulated in Article 32 of these regulations, but copyright collective management organization refuses to provide it.

Article 35 Citizens, legal persons or other organizations, except for the obligees and the users, may report to copyright management department of the State Council if they deem any copyright collective management organization has the activities that violating the provisions of these regulations.

Article 36 Copyright management department of the State Council should investigate and deal with the reported cases in accordance with laws within 60 days at the receipt of the report.

Article 37 Copyright management department of the State Council should supervise copyright collective management organization in following ways and keep a record of the supervision:
1.Check whether the business activities of copyright collective management organization meet with the provisions of these regulations;
2.Verify account book, annual budget, final report and other related business materials of copyright collective management organizations;
3.Send persons to attend membership conference of copyright collective management organizations as no-voting delegates.

Article 38 Copyright collective management organization should accept the supervision of the civil affairs department of the State Council and other relevant departments.

Chapter VI Legal responsibility

Article 39 Copyright collective management organizations is instructed by copyright management department of the State Council to make corrections in case of one of following circumstances:
1.Violate the provision of Article 22 of these regulations, do not report the mutual agency agreement concluded with similar organization abroad to copyright management department of the State Council for the record;
2.Violate the provision of Article 24 of these regulations, do not establish right information inquiry system;
3.Do not collect the amount of charge for use in accordance with announced standard of collecting charge for use.

Copyright collective management organizations managing the obligee’s rights beyond business scope is instructed by copyright management department of the State Council to make corrections, and the license contract that they concluded with the users is invalid. If they cause any injury to the obligees or the users, they should bear civil liability in accordance with laws.

Article 40 Copyright collective management organizations are instructed by copyright management department of the State Council to make corrections in case of one of following circumstances. Whoever does not make any corrections beyond the time limit, membership conference or board of directors are instructed to recall or dismiss the competent person who is directly responsible for it:
1.Violate the provisions of Article 19 of these regulations, refusing to conclude copyright collective management contract with the obligee, or violate the provision of Article 21 of these regulations, refusing the members’ requirements of withdrawing from the organization;
2.Violate the provision of Article 23 of these regulations, refusing to conclude license contract with the users;
3.Do not draw charge for use in accordance with the provision of Article 28 of these regulations;
4.Don not shunt charge for use in accordance with the provision of Article 29 of these regulations;
5.Refuse to provide account book, annual budget, final report or other relevant business materials or provide false ones.

Article 41 If any copyright collective management organization does not carry out copyright collective management activities without proper reasons for 6 months after the department of civil affairs of the State Council issued the registration certificate, or stop copyright collective management activities for more than 6 months, its copyright collective management license will be recalled by copyright management department of the State Council and the registration will be revoked by the department of civil affairs of the State Council.

Article 42 If any copyright collective management organization is engaged in profit-seeking activities, it is cancelled by industrial and commercial administrations in accordance with laws, and its illegal income is confiscated. Whoever commits a crime will be ascertained criminal responsibility.

Article 43 If any user violates the provisions of Article 27 of these regulations, refusing to provide relevant information of use when he could provide it, or practicing fraud while he is providing relevant information, he will be instructed to make corrections by copyright management department of the State Council, and copyright collective management organization may terminate the license contract with him.

Article 44 Whoever establish copyright collective management organization or branches or is engaged in copyright collective management activities without permission is cancelled by the copyright management department or the department of civil affairs of the State Council according to their own responsibilities. Illegal income is confiscated. Whoever commits a crime is ascertained criminal responsibility.

Article 45 If the staffs of national administrative organ who are engaged in approval and supervision of copyright collective management organization neglect their works, abuse their power, practice favoritism and engage in irregularities, and commit a crime, they will be ascertained criminal responsibilities. Whoever does not commit a crime will be given administrative disciplinary measures.

Chapter VII Supplementary articles

Article 46 Copyright collective management organizations established before the implementation of these regulations should submit their regulations and rules, standard of collecting charge for use, measures on shunting charge for use and other relevant materials to copyright management department of the State Council for verification and approval within 3 months from the date when these regulations become effective, and also report the mutual agency agreement concluded with similar organizations abroad to copyright department of the State Council for the record.

Article 47 According to the provisions of Article 23, Article 32 Section 2, Article 39 Section 3, whoever uses others’ works without paying charge for fee to the obligee in accordance with Article 32 of Implementation Regulations of Copyright Law of the PRC should submit charge for fee along with postage and relevant information of using the works to the copyright collective management organizations that manage relevant rights. Charge for fee is shunted to the obligee by copyright collective management organization.

Copyright collective management organization responsible for shunting charge for use should establish information inquiry system of using the works for the obligees and users to look up.

Copyright collective management organization responsible for shunting charge for use may draw management fee from charge for use received by it. Management fee is drawn from half proportion of the management fee stipulated by membership conference according to the proportion of the management fee of the collective management organization. Except for management fee, the copyright collective management organization must not draw other fees from charge for use they received.

Article 48 These regulations come into effect as of March 1, 2005

著作权集体管理条例

(国务院令第429号)

《著作权集体管理条例》已经2004年12月22日国务院第74次常务会议通过,现予公布,自2005年3月1日起施行。

总理 温家宝

二00四年十二月二十八日

著作权集体管理条例

第一章 总 则

第一条 为了规范著作权集体管理活动,便于著作权人和与著作权有关的权利人(以下简称权利人)行使权利和使用者使用作品,根据《中华人民共和国著作权法》(以下简称著作权法)制定本条例。

第二条 本条例所称著作权集体管理,是指著作权集体管理组织经权利人授权,集中行使权利人的有关权利并以自己的名义进行的下列活动:

(一)与使用者订立著作权或者与著作权有关的权利许可使用合同(以下简称许可使用合同);

(二)向使用者收取使用费;

(三)向权利人转付使用费;

(四)进行涉及著作权或者与著作权有关的权利的诉讼、仲裁等。

第三条 本条例所称著作权集体管理组织,是指为权利人的利益依法设立,根据权利人授权、对权利人的著作权或者与著作权有关的权利进行集体管理的社会团体。

著作权集体管理组织应当依照有关社会团体登记管理的行政法规和本条例的规定进行登记并开展活动。

第四条 著作权法规定的表演权、放映权、广播权、出租权、信息网络传播权、复制权等权利人自己难以有效行使的权利,可以由著作权集体管理组织进行集体管理。

第五条 国务院著作权管理部门主管全国的著作权集体管理工作。

第六条 除依照本条例规定设立的著作权集体管理组织外,任何组织和个人不得从事著作权集体管理活动。

第二章 著作权集体管理组织的设立

第七条 依法享有著作权或者与著作权有关的权利的中国公民、法人或者其他组织,可以发起设立著作权集体管理组织。

设立著作权集体管理组织,应当具备下列条件:

(一)发起设立著作权集体管理组织的权利人不少于50人;

(二)不与已经依法登记的著作权集体管理组织的业务范围交叉、重合;

(三)能在全国范围代表相关权利人的利益;

(四)有著作权集体管理组织的章程草案、使用费收取标准草案和向权利人转付使用费的办法(以下简称使用费转付办法)草案。

第八条 著作权集体管理组织章程应当载明下列事项:

(一)名称、住所;

(二)设立宗旨;

(三)业务范围;

(四)组织机构及其职权;

(五)会员大会的最低人数;

(六)理事会的职责及理事会负责人的条件和产生、罢免的程序;

(七)管理费提取、使用办法;

(八)会员加入、退出著作权集体管理组织的条件、程序;

(九)章程的修改程序;

(十)著作权集体管理组织终止的条件、程序和终止后资产的处理。

第九条 申请设立著作权集体管理组织,应当向国务院著作权管理部门提交证明符合本条例第七条规定的条件的材料。国务院著作权管理部门应当自收到材料之日起60日内,作出批准或者不予批准的决定。批准的,发给著作权集体管理许可证;不予批准的,应当说明理由。

第十条 申请人应当自国务院著作权管理部门发给著作权集体管理许可证之日起30日内,依照有关社会团体登记管理的行政法规到国务院民政部门办理登记手续。

第十一条 依法登记的著作权集体管理组织,应当自国务院民政部门发给登记证书之日起30日内,将其登记证书副本报国务院著作权管理部门备案;国务院著作权管理部门应当将报备的登记证书副本以及著作权集体管理组织章程、使用费收取标准、使用费转付办法予以公告。

第十二条 著作权集体管理组织设立分支机构,应当经国务院著作权管理部门批准,并依照有关社会团体登记管理的行政法规到国务院民政部门办理登记手续。经依法登记的,应当将分支机构的登记证书副本报国务院著作权管理部门备案,由国务院著作权管理部门予以公告。

第十三条 著作权集体管理组织应当根据下列因素制定使用费收取标准:

(一)使用作品、录音录像制品等的时间、方式和地域范围;

(二)权利的种类;

(三)订立许可使用合同和收取使用费工作的繁简程度。

第十四条 著作权集体管理组织应当根据权利人的作品或者录音录像制品等使用情况制定使用费转付办法。

第十五条 著作权集体管理组织修改章程,应当将章程修改草案报国务院著作权管理部门批准,并依法经国务院民政部门核准后,由国务院著作权管理部门予以公告。

第十六条 著作权集体管理组织被依法撤销登记的,自被撤销登记之日起不得再进行著作权集体管理业务活动。

第三章 著作权集体管理组织的机构

第十七条 著作权集体管理组织会员大会(以下简称会员大会)为著作权集体管理组织的权力机构。

会员大会由理事会依照本条例规定负责召集。理事会应当于会员大会召开60日以前将会议的时间、地点和拟审议事项予以公告;出席会员大会的会员,应当于会议召开30日以前报名。报名出席会员大会的会员少于章程规定的最低人数时,理事会应当将会员大会报名情况予以公告,会员可以于会议召开5日以前补充报名,并由全部报名出席会员大会的会员举行会员大会。

会员大会行使下列职权:

(一)制定和修改章程;

(二)制定和修改使用费收取标准;

(三)制定和修改使用费转付办法;

(四)选举和罢免理事;

(五)审议批准理事会的工作报告和财务报告;

(六)制定内部管理制度;

(七)决定使用费转付方案和著作权集体管理组织提取管理费的比例;

(八)决定其他重大事项。

会员大会每年召开一次;经10%以上会员或者理事会提议,可以召开临时会员大会。会员大会作出决定,应当经出席会议的会员过半数表决通过。

第十八条 著作权集体管理组织设立理事会,对会员大会负责,执行会员大会决定。理事会成员不得少于9人。

理事会任期为4年,任期届满应当进行换届选举。因特殊情况可以提前或者延期换届,但是换届延期不得超过1年。

第四章 著作权集体管理活动

第十九条 权利人可以与著作权集体管理组织以书面形式订立著作权集体管理合同,授权该组织对其依法享有的著作权或者与著作权有关的权利进行管理。权利人符合章程规定加入条件的,著作权集体管理组织应当与其订立著作权集体管理合同,不得拒绝。

权利人与著作权集体管理组织订立著作权集体管理合同并按照章程规定履行相应手续后,即成为该著作权集体管理组织的会员。

第二十条 权利人与著作权集体管理组织订立著作权集体管理合同后,不得在合同约定期限内自己行使或者许可他人行使合同约定的由著作权集体管理组织行使的权利。

第二十一条 权利人可以依照章程规定的程序,退出著作权集体管理组织,终止著作权集体管理合同。但是,著作权集体管理组织已经与他人订立许可使用合同的,该合同在期限届满前继续有效;该合同有效期内,权利人有权获得相应的使用费并可以查阅有关业务材料。

第二十二条 外国人、无国籍人可以通过与中国的著作权集体管理组织订立相互代表协议的境外同类组织,授权中国的著作权集体管理组织管理其依法在中国境内享有的著作权或者与著作权有关的权利。

前款所称相互代表协议,是指中国的著作权集体管理组织与境外的同类组织相互授权对方在其所在国家或者地区进行集体管理活动的协议。

著作权集体管理组织与境外同类组织订立的相互代表协议应当报国务院著作权管理部门备案,由国务院著作权管理部门予以公告。

第二十三条 著作权集体管理组织许可他人使用其管理的作品、录音录像制品等,应当与使用者以书面形式订立许可使用合同。

著作权集体管理组织不得与使用者订立专有许可使用合同。

使用者以合理的条件要求与著作权集体管理组织订立许可使用合同,著作权集体管理组织不得拒绝。

许可使用合同的期限不得超过2年;合同期限届满可以续订。

第二十四条 著作权集体管理组织应当建立权利信息查询系统,供权利人和使用者查询。权利信息查询系统应当包括著作权集体管理组织管理的权利种类和作品、录音录像制品等的名称、权利人姓名或者名称、授权管理的期限。

权利人和使用者对著作权集体管理组织管理的权利的信息进行咨询时,该组织应当予以答复。

第二十五条 除著作权法第二十三条、第三十二条第二款、第三十九条第三款、第四十二条第二款和第四十三条规定应当支付的使用费外,著作权集体管理组织应当根据国务院著作权管理部门公告的使用费收取标准,与使用者约定收取使用费的具体数额。

第二十六条 两个或者两个以上著作权集体管理组织就同一使用方式向同一使用者收取使用费,可以事先协商确定由其中一个著作权集体管理组织统一收取。统一收取的使用费在有关著作权集体管理组织之间经协商分配。

第二十七条 使用者向著作权集体管理组织支付使用费时,应当提供其使用的作品、录音录像制品等的名称、权利人姓名或者名称和使用的方式、数量、时间等有关使用情况;许可使用合同另有约定的除外。

使用者提供的有关使用情况涉及该使用者商业秘密的,著作权集体管理组织负有保密义务。

第二十八条 著作权集体管理组织可以从收取的使用费中提取一定比例作为管理费,用于维持其正常的业务活动。

著作权集体管理组织提取管理费的比例应当随着使用费收入的增加而逐步降低。

第二十九条 著作权集体管理组织收取的使用费,在提取管理费后,应当全部转付给权利人,不得挪作他用。

著作权集体管理组织转付使用费,应当编制使用费转付记录。使用费转付记录应当载明使用费总额、管理费数额、权利人姓名或者名称、作品或者录音录像制品等的名称、有关使用情况、向各权利人转付使用费的具体数额等事项,并应当保存10年以上。

第五章 对著作权集体管理组织的监督

第三十条 著作权集体管理组织应当依法建立财务、会计制度和资产管理制度,并按照国家有关规定设置会计账簿。

第三十一条 著作权集体管理组织的资产使用和财务管理受国务院著作权管理部门和民政部门的监督。

著作权集体管理组织应当在每个会计年度结束时制作财务会计报告,委托会计师事务所依法进行审计,并公布审计结果。

第三十二条 著作权集体管理组织应当对下列事项进行记录,供权利人和使用者查阅:

(一)作品许可使用情况;

(二)使用费收取和转付情况;

(三)管理费提取和使用情况。

权利人有权查阅、复制著作权集体管理组织的财务报告、工作报告和其他业务材料;著作权集体管理组织应当提供便利。

第三十三条 权利人认为著作权集体管理组织有下列情形之一的,可以向国务院著作权管理部门检举:

(一)权利人符合章程规定的加入条件要求加入著作权集体管理组织,或者会员依照章程规定的程序要求退出著作权集体管理组织,著作权集体管理组织拒绝的;

(二)著作权集体管理组织不按照规定收取、转付使用费,或者不按照规定提取、使用管理费的;

(三)权利人要求查阅本条例第三十二条规定的记录、业务材料,著作权集体管理组织拒绝提供的。

第三十四条 使用者认为著作权集体管理组织有下列情形之一的,可以向国务院著作权管理部门检举:

(一)著作权集体管理组织违反本条例第二十三条规定拒绝与使用者订立许可使用合同的;

(二)著作权集体管理组织未根据公告的使用费收取标准约定收取使用费的具体数额的;

(三)使用者要求查阅本条例第三十二条规定的记录,著作权集体管理组织拒绝提供的。

第三十五条 权利人和使用者以外的公民、法人或者其他组织认为著作权集体管理组织有违反本条例规定的行为的,可以向国务院著作权管理部门举报。

第三十六条 国务院著作权管理部门应当自接到检举、举报之日起60日内对检举、举报事项进行调查并依法处理。

第三十七条 国务院著作权管理部门可以采取下列方式对著作权集体管理组织进行监督,并应当对监督活动作出记录:

(一)检查著作权集体管理组织的业务活动是否符合本条例及其章程的规定;

(二)核查著作权集体管理组织的会计账簿、年度预算和决算报告及其他有关业务材料;

(三)派员列席著作权集体管理组织的会员大会、理事会等重要会议。

第三十八条 著作权集体管理组织应当依法接受国务院民政部门和其他有关部门的监督。

第六章 法律责任

第三十九条 著作权集体管理组织有下列情形之一的,由国务院著作权管理部门责令限期改正:

(一)违反本条例第二十二条规定,未将与境外同类组织订立的相互代表协议报国务院著作权管理部门备案的;

(二)违反本条例第二十四条规定,未建立权利信息查询系统的;

(三)未根据公告的使用费收取标准约定收取使用费的具体数额的。

著作权集体管理组织超出业务范围管理权利人的权利的,由国务院著作权管理部门责令限期改正,其与使用者订立的许可使用合同无效;给权利人、使用者造成损害的,依法承担民事责任。

第四十条 著作权集体管理组织有下列情形之一的,由国务院著作权管理部门责令限期改正;逾期不改正的,责令会员大会或者理事会根据本条例规定的权限罢免或者解聘直接负责的主管人员:

(一)违反本条例第十九条规定拒绝与权利人订立著作权集体管理合同的,或者违反本条例第二十一条的规定拒绝会员退出该组织的要求的;

(二)违反本条例第二十三条规定,拒绝与使用者订立许可使用合同的;

(三)违反本条例第二十八条规定提取管理费的;

(四)违反本条例第二十九条规定转付使用费的;

(五)拒绝提供或者提供虚假的会计账簿、年度预算和决算报告或者其他有关业务材料的。

第四十一条 著作权集体管理组织自国务院民政部门发给登记证书之日起超过6个月无正当理由未开展著作权集体管理活动,或者连续中止著作权集体管理活动6个月以上的,由国务院著作权管理部门吊销其著作权集体管理许可证,并由国务院民政部门撤销登记。

第四十二条 著作权集体管理组织从事营利性经营活动的,由工商行政管理部门依法予以取缔,没收违法所得;构成犯罪的,依法追究刑事责任。

第四十三条 违反本条例第二十七条的规定,使用者能够提供有关使用情况而拒绝提供,或者在提供有关使用情况时弄虚作假的,由国务院著作权管理部门责令改正;著作权集体管理组织可以中止许可使用合同。

第四十四条 擅自设立著作权集体管理组织或者分支机构,或者擅自从事著作权集体管理活动的,由国务院著作权管理部门或者民政部门依照职责分工予以取缔,没收违法所得;构成犯罪的,依法追究刑事责任。

第四十五条 依照本条例规定从事著作权集体管理组织审批和监督工作的国家行政机关工作人员玩忽职守、滥用职权、徇私舞弊,构成犯罪的,依法追究刑事责任;尚不构成犯罪的,依法给予行政处分。

第七章 附 则

第四十六条 本条例施行前已经设立的著作权集体管理组织,应当自本条例生效之日起3个月内,将其章程、使用费收取标准、使用费转付办法及其他有关材料报国务院著作权管理部门审核,并将其与境外同类组织订立的相互代表协议报国务院著作权管理部门备案。

第四十七条 依照著作权法第二十三条、第三十二条第二款、第三十九条第三款的规定使用他人作品,未能依照《中华人民共和国著作权法实施条例》第三十二条的规定向权利人支付使用费的,应当将使用费连同邮资以及使用作品的有关情况送交管理相关权利的著作权集体管理组织,由该著作权集体管理组织将使用费转付给权利人。

负责转付使用费的著作权集体管理组织应当建立作品使用情况查询系统,供权利人、使用者查询。

负责转付使用费的著作权集体管理组织可以从其收到的使用费中提取管理费,管理费按照会员大会决定的该集体管理组织管理费的比例减半提取。除管理费外,该著作权集体管理组织不得从其收到的使用费中提取其他任何费用。

第四十八条 本条例自2005年3月1日起施行。

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