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Austria

Legal basis Copyright Act
Legal status Monopoly, special authorisation, controled by and reported to Federal Chancellery
Liable party Manufacturer and importer. Extended: reseller also liable, when purchasing more than 5.000 hours audio or 10.000 hours video carriers in half a year.
     
Levies collections    
Body in charge of the collection AUSTRO-MECHANA
Collecting society in charge of the video producers share V.A.M.
     
Audio levies    
Audiocassette € 0,18 / 60 minutes
Minidisc € 0,36 / 80 minutes
Audio-cd r/rw € 0,36 / 80 minutes / 700 MB
Data-cd r/rw € 0,34 / 80 minutes / 700 MB
Memory Cards < 256 MB: € 3,00; 256 - 512 MB: € 4,50; 512 MB - 1 GB: € 5,25; 1 - 4 GB: € 6,00; 4 - 30 GB: € 9,00
Additional info Memory Cards are not levied solely, only in combination with MP3 Player
     
Video levies    
Videocassette € 0,81 / 180 minutes
DVD+ r/rw € 0,54 / 120 minutes / 4,7 GB
DVD- r/rw € 0,54 / 120 minutes / 4,7 GB
DVD ram € 0,54 / 120 minutes / 4,7 GB
DVD double-layer

€ 1,08 / 240 minutes / 8,5 GB

Blu-Ray

€ 2,87 / 25 GB

HD-DVD

€ 2,87 / 25 GB

     
Devices levies    
Digital jukebox

< 30 GB: € 9,00; 30 - 60 GB: € 10,50; > 60 GB: € 12,00

MP3 player

< 256 MB: € 3,00; 256 - 512 MB: € 4,50; 512 MB - 1 GB: € 5,25; 1 - 4 GB: € 6,00; 4 - 30 GB: € 9,00

DVD / SAT Harddisk recorder

< 80 GB: € 9,00; 80 - 160 GB: € 15,00; 160 - 250 GB: € 18,00; 250 - 400 GB: € 22,50

Additional info - Levy on the integrated memory, not on the device.
- In negotiation:
• MP3 Player / Digital Jukebox: (> 60 GB)
• DVD / Sat Harddisk recorder (> 400 GB)
• USB Sticks
     

last update: 5-may-10 15:37

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