ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Culture

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:48 - Updated Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:31

SADIA prevented from managing copyright related rights

Luanda- Angolan Copyright Society (SADIA) has been banned from performing the activity of collective management of copyright and related rights due to noncompliance with Presidential Decree No. 114/16 of 30 May, said National Department of Copyright and Related Rights (DNADC) on Monday.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Angolan artists works on display

Photo: Cedida

SADIA was given six months to comply with the aforementioned Decree that regulates the organisation and exercise of the activity of collective management entities of copyrights and related rights, according to the institution attached to the Culture Ministry.

In a note sent to Angop, the entity states that only UNAC-SA has complied with the legal recommendation of the law.

However, it added, the exercise of effective collection awaits the completion of the approval process of the Tariff in progress at the Institute of Prices and Competition (IPREC).

However, DNADC, the administrative management body of the National Copyright and Related Rights has decided to cancel the authorisation previously granted to SADIA and, thus, the suspension of the exercise.

As long as the suspension continues, the management bodies and their agents are prevented from performing any acts of exercising the activity of collective management entity.

On the other hand, the source also warned all users to refrain from any contractual relationship with that entity.

The National Department of Copyright and Related Rights is responsible for issuing the authorisations for the exercise of the management activity of copyright and related rights across the country.

Tags Angola  

Read also
  • 01/02/2019 19:17:59

    Angola’s Luanda hosts Biennial of Peace in September

    Luanda, Jan. 1 (Angop) - The first edition of the Luanda Peace Biennial of the Pan-African Peace Culture Forum in Africa takes place as from September 18 to 22.

  • 30/01/2019 12:52:42

    Angola declines participation in the Venice Biennale 2019

    Luanda - The Angolan Ministry of Culture on Tuesday, in Luanda, announced that although it had expressed interest in participating in the 58th Venice Biennial International Art Exhibition,Venice Biennale 2019, conditions and guarantees for the country's participation in this event have determined a cancellation of this plan.

  • 21/01/2019 13:40:08

    Minister highlights gender policy

    Luanda - Minister of Culture, Carolina Cerqueira, said on Monday in Windhoek, Namibia, that the Angolan government is committed to the implementation of a gender policy that promotes the inclusion of women in the National Development Plan (PND) 2018/2022.

  • 21/01/2019 10:54:07

    Culture ministry analyzes programme of Luanda Biennale

    Luanda-The Ministry of Culture analyzed on Friday in Luanda, aspects concerning the preparation of the Biennale of Luanda , a Pan-African Forum for Culture of Peace to kick off in the second fortnight this year.