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Status of the Artist Act

Version of section 16 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-03-31:

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Tribunal may make regulations of general application that it considers conducive to the performance of its duties, and in particular regulations providing for

  • (a) the practice and procedure before the Tribunal, including the assessment and awarding of costs;

  • (b) the certification of artists’ associations;

  • (c) the conduct of representation votes;

  • (d) the period for submission by an artists’ association of a new application for certification, where the Tribunal previously refused to certify the association in respect of the same or substantially the same sector;

  • (e) the period for submission of an application for revocation of the certification of an artists’ association, where the Tribunal previously refused an application for revocation in respect of the same sector;

  • (f) the forms to be used in any proceeding that may come before the Tribunal;

  • (g) the periods in which and the circumstances under which the Tribunal may exercise its powers under section 20;

  • (h) the period and form in which evidence and information may be presented to the Tribunal in connection with any proceeding before it;

  • (i) the period for sending notices and other documents, the persons and associations to which they shall be sent, and the circumstances in which they are deemed to have been sent or received;

  • (j) the criteria for deciding whether an artist is represented by an artists’ association;

  • (k) the circumstances in which the Tribunal may receive evidence in order to establish whether any artists wish to be represented by a particular artists’ association, and the circumstances in which that evidence may not be made public; and

  • (l) the delegation to any person of powers and duties of the Tribunal, other than the power to delegate or to make regulations, and the obligations of that person with respect thereto.

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