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France

Legal basis art.311-1 and following of the CPI (Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle); law of 1985 mod. 1st Augsut 2006
Body in charge of the remuneration Commission Copie Privée - art.L.311-5 du CPI
Legal status No legal monopoly. Societies are obliged to be constitued according to specific provisions of the Intellectual Property Code regarding collecting rights societies.
Liable party Manufacturer, importer or intracommunautairy acquiring person.
     
Levies collections    
Body in charge of the collection COPIE FRANCE & SORECOP (SACEM-SDRM)
Collecting society in charge of the video producers share PROCIREP
     
Rates    
Recording equipment Not applicable (unless specified otherwise below regarding equipment with integrated Hard Disks)
Integrated equipment Not applicable (unless specified otherwise below regarding equipment with integrated Hard Disks)
Analog media Vidéo: € 0,428 / hour; Audio: € 0,285 / hour
CD digital audio € 0,4573 per hour (€ 0,56 per 74 minutes)
CD data € 0,35 per 700 Mb
DVD € 1,10 per 4,7 GB
Memory Stick up to 512 MB: € 0,144 per GB; up to 2 Gb: € 0,09 per GB; up to 5 GB: € 0,072 per GB ; up to 10 GB: € 0,062 per GB; up to 16 Gb and above: € 0,059 per GB.
Memory Card up to 512 MB: € 0,144 per GB; up to 2 GB: € 0,090 per GB; up to 5 GB: € 0,072 per Gb; up to 10 GB: € 0,062 per GB; up to 16 GB and above: € 0,059 per GB
USB keys up to 512 MB: € 0,3 per GB; up to 1 GB: € 0,225 per GB; up to 2 GB: € 0,18 per GB; up to 5 GB: € 0,144 per GB; up to 10 GB: € 0,13 per GB; up to 16 GB and above: € 0,125 per GB
Multimedia External Hard Disc Without Audio/Video input line: up to 80 Gb: € 7; up to 120 GB: € 10; up to 160 GB: € 12; up to 250 GB: € 15,50; up to 400 GB: € 20; up to 560 GB and above: € 23. With Audio/Video input line : see "Decoder + Hard Disk" below.
Other External Hard Disc up to 80 GB: € 0,0597 per GB; up to 120 GB: € 0,0507 per GB; up to 160 GB: € 0,0403 per GB; up to 200 GB: € 0,0333 per GB; up to 320 GB: € 0,0272 per GB; up to 400 GB: € 0,0237 per GB; up to 1000 GB and above: € 0,0200 per GB
CD burner Not applicable
DVD burner Not applicable
DVD reader + hard disk up to 40 GB: € 10; up to 80 GB: € 15; up to 120 GB: € 20; up to 160 GB: € 25; up to 250 GB: € 35; up to 400 GB: € 45; up to 560 GB and above: € 50
Home cinema + hard disk up to 40 GB: € 10; up to 80 GB: € 15; up to 120 GB: € 20; up to 160 GB: € 25; up to 250 GB: € 35; up to 400 GB: € 45; up to 560 GB and above: € 50
Decoder + hard disk up to 40 GB: € 10; up to 80 GB: € 15; up to 120 GB: € 20; up to 160 GB: € 25; up to 250 GB: € 35; up to 400 GB: € 45; up to 560 GB and above: € 50
DVD burner Not applicable
(Portable) MP3 player with integrated storage capacity

up to 128 MB: € 1; up to 256 MB: € 2; up to 384 MB: € 3; up to 512 MB: € 4; up to 1 GB: € 5; up to 5 GB: € 8 ; up to 10 GB: € 10; up to 15 GB: € 12; up to 20 GB: € 15; up to 40 GB: € 20

(Portable) MP4 (video) player with integrated storage capacity

up to 1 GB: € 5; up to 5 GB: € 6; up to 10 GB: € 7; up to 20 GB: € 8; up to 40 GB: € 10; for capacities above 40 Gb, see "Decoder + Hard Disk" above.

Mobile telephone +MP3/MP4 up to 4 Gb: € 0,70 per GB ; for capacities above 4 Gb, see "Portable MP4 player with integrated storage capacity above"
     
Objects exempted Equipment; Storage media not used for private copy purposes.
     

last update: 5-may-10 15:41

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