| Commentary

30 Brazil: collecting societies

| Commentary

30 Brazil: collecting societies

Brazilian legislation specifically authorises authors and owners of neighbouring rights to form non-profit-making associations for the exercise and defence of their rights1. Membership of more than one association for the collective administration of rights of the same kind is prohibited2. Specific provisions are included in relation to the management and control of such associations, the collection of funds and the auditing of the associations3.

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