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Status of the Artist Act

Version of section 18 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-03-31:

Marginal note:Criteria for application by the Tribunal

 The Tribunal shall take into account

  • (a) in deciding any question under this Part, the applicable principles of labour law; and

  • (b) in determining whether an independent contractor is a professional for the purposes of paragraph 6(2)(b), whether the independent contractor

    • (i) is paid for the display or presentation of that independent contractor’s work before an audience, and is recognized to be an artist by other artists,

    • (ii) is in the process of becoming an artist according to the practice of the artistic community, or

    • (iii) is a member of an artists’ association.

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