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Belgium

Legal basis Law of 30.6.1994 on Copyright & Neighbouring Rights and Royal Decree 28.3.1996 for operational regulations
Body in charge of the remuneration Consulting commission composed of representatives of the rights holders, manufacturers of devices and carriers, retail, consumers.
The final decision has to be notified by Royal Decree.
Legal status Legal monopoly. Royal Decree of 21 January 1997 charging Auvibel with the collection and distribution of the levies for private copying.
Liable party 1. Manufacturer; 2. Importer; 3. Intra EU-purchase
     
Levies collections    
Body in charge of the collection AUVIBEL
Collecting society in charge of the video producers share PROCIBEL
     
Rates    
Recording equipment € 2 per carrier
Integrated equipment € 2 per carrier
Analog media Video : € 0,40; Audio : € 0,12
CDR digital audio € 0,12 per carrier
CDR data € 0,12 per carrier
DVD € 0,40 per carrier
Minidisc € 0,12 per carrier
Audio Tape DAT € 0,12 per carrier
Memory Stick 0-4 GB: € 0,15; 4 GB-16 GB: € 0,50; >16GB: € 1,35
Memory Card 0-4 GB: € 0,15; 4 GB-16 GB: € 0,50; >16 GB: € 1,35
USB keys 0-4 GB: € 0,15; 4 2GB-16GB: € 0,50; >16GB: € 1,35
External Hard Disc 0-500 GB: € 1,30; 500 GB-1 TB: € 6,75; >1TB: € 9
CD burner No
DVD burner No
Portable MP3 player, MP4, mobile phone with MP3/MP4, tablets

0-2 GB: 1; 2 GB-16 GB: 2,50; >16 GB: € 3

Home equipment with integrated disc

0-256 GB: € 3,30; 256 GB-1 TB: € 10,75; >1 TB: € 13

     

last update: 27-jan-14 16:06

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