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Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009


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Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment, Heritage and the Arts

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.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/11/08  
Second reading moved 27/11/08  
Second reading debate 19/03/09
(after midnight)
 
Referred to Main Committee 18/08/09  
Second reading debate 19/08/09  
Second reading debate 20/08/09  
Second reading debate 07/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 07/09/09  
Consideration in detail debate 07/09/09 Amendment details: 4 government agreed to
Reported from Main Committee 08/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 08/09/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/09/09  
Second reading moved 09/09/09  
Second reading debate 26/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/11/09  
Assent 09/12/09 Act no.: 125 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet RB425]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5900]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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Schedules of amendments

  • Main Committee Schedule

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (27/11/2008): House of Representatives Standing Committee on Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts
  • Committee report (23/02/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )