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Sweden

Legal basis Copyright Act (1960:729), Selections 26 k-m
Body in charge of the remuneration Ministry of Justice
Legal status According to the opyright Act, section 26 m, collection of private copying levy is to be carried out collectively through a representative organization. Copyswede is a co-operative economic association established by fourteen member organizations that represent Swedish authors and performers. Under a partnership agreement with organizations that represent film and phonogram producers and with radio and TV companies (IFPI, FRF and UBOS), Copyswede also collects the levy on behalf of these organisations.
Liable party Manufacturers and importers are liable. By entering into an agreement with Copyswede, a reseller can take over the liability from a manufacturer or importer.
     
Levies collections    
Body in charge of the collection COPYSWEDE
Collecting society in charge of the video producers share FRF - Video: Filmproducenternas Rättighetsförening
     
Rates    
Analog media € 0,0027 / min.
CD digital audio € 0,1 / unit
CD data € 0,1 / unit
DVD € 0,32 / unit
Memory Stick No
Memory Card No
USB keys No
Hard Disc No
CD burner No
DVD burner No
Portable MP3/MP4 player € 0,35 / GB
Portable MP3 player + Harddisk/integr.memory € 0,35 / GB
DVD reader + Harddisk

60-80 GB: € 21; 81-250 GB € 29; >250 GB € 37

Home cinema + Harddisk 60-80 GB: € 21; 81-250 GB € 29; >250 GB € 37
Decoder + Harddisk 60-80 GB: € 21; 81-250 GB € 29; >250 GB € 37
Mobile telephone +MP3 No
Personal Computer No
Portable multimedia player No
     
Objects exempted professional equipment
     
Total collections 2008 € 15.000.000
Video Producer's share 2008    
     
% of the total collections 33%  
     
Other Figures    
Box office 2008 € 115.000.000  
Video/DVD turnover 2008 € 200.000.000  

last update: 5-may-10 15:42

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