Status of the Artist Act
25 (1) An artists’ association may, if duly authorized by its members, apply to the Board in writing for certification in respect of one or more sectors
(a) at any time, in respect of a sector for which no artists’ association is certified and no other application for certification is pending before the Board;
(b) in the three months immediately before the date that the certification or a renewed certification is to expire, if at least one scale agreement is in force in respect of the sector; or
(c) after one year, or any shorter period that the Board fixes on application, after the date of the certification or of a renewed certification, if no scale agreement is in force in respect of the sector.
Marginal note:Accompanying documents
(2) An application for certification must include the membership list of the artists’ association, a certified copy of its by-laws and any other information required by the Board.
Marginal note:Public notice of application
(3) The Board shall give public notice of any application for certification in respect of any sector without delay, indicating any period in which another application may be made by any other artists’ association, despite subsection (1), for certification in respect of that sector or any part of it.
Marginal note:When application may not be made
(4) No application for certification in respect of a sector may be made, except with the Board’s consent, after the expiry of the period indicated in any public notice given under subsection (3).
- 1992, c. 33, s. 25
- 2012, c. 19, s. 541
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