Proposal to arrange royalty administration board

August 17, Kathmandu. The authorities has proposed the formation of a royalty administration board. During the clause-by-section dialogue on the Copyright (First Amendment) Bill, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has proposed to arrange a board in order that royalty associated work may be accomplished from one place.

The Copyright Amendment Bill registered within the National Assembly on 19 June 2077 BS is beneath dialogue within the Thematic Committee (Legislative Management) Committee. The proposed invoice doesn’t point out the structure of the board. However, the ministry moved the movement in the course of the clause-by-clause dialogue on the Bill.

The ministry proposed, “An Integrated Royalty Management Board be set up to protect the rights of copyright owners by developing and promoting copyright issues such as literature, art, knowledge, science etc.”

The Royalty Management Board can be chaired by an individual nominated by the Government of Nepal, with the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry involved, representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Communications and Home Affairs as members. It is being informed that the members of the board can be from among the many individuals related to the sector of departmental royalty restoration. The Registrar of the Office of the Copyright Register shall assume the accountability of the Member Secretary of the Board.

The Board is proposed to formulate essential insurance policies, legal guidelines, formulate and implement plans and packages for the event of copyright, conduct research and analysis for the event of this area, and decide royalties for public use of copyright.

The ministry has additionally proposed a authorized association to create a most seven-member departmental royalty assortment physique with consultants and anxious individuals in every area beneath the board.

Source: OnlineKhabar

Himal Sanchar