Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Establishes a resale royalty right for visual artists and an accompanying statutory scheme. The resale royalty right will entitle visual artists to a royalty payment on the sale price of any commercial resale of their original works of art valued over $1,000, be inalienable and endure for the life of the artist plus 70 years. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
27 Nov 2008Second reading moved
19 Mar 2009Second reading debate
18 Aug 2009Referred to Main Committee
19 Aug 2009Second reading debate
20 Aug 2009Second reading debate
07 Sep 2009Second reading debate
07 Sep 2009Second reading agreed to
07 Sep 2009Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 4 government agreed to
08 Sep 2009Reported from Main Committee
08 Sep 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
09 Sep 2009Introduced and read a first time
09 Sep 2009Second reading moved
26 Nov 2009Second reading debate
26 Nov 2009Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2009Committee of the Whole debate
26 Nov 2009Third reading agreed to


26 Nov 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
09 Dec 2009Assent

Act no.: 125

Year: 2009

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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