Status of the Artist Act

Version of section 26 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-03-31:


Marginal note:Determination of sector

  •  (1) After the application period referred to in subsection 25(3) has expired, the Tribunal shall determine the sector or sectors that are suitable for bargaining, taking into account

    • (a) the common interests of the artists in respect of whom the application was made;

    • (b) the history of professional relations among those artists, their associations and producers concerning bargaining, scale agreements and any other agreements respecting the terms of engagement of artists; and

    • (c) any geographic and linguistic criteria that the Tribunal considers relevant.

  • Marginal note:Right to intervene

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection 19(3), only the artists in respect of whom the application was made, artists’ associations and producers may intervene as of right on the issue of determining the sector that is suitable for bargaining.

  • Marginal note:Notice of determination

    (3) The Tribunal shall give the artists’ association concerned and any intervenors notice of its determination under subsection (1) without delay, and that determination is deemed to be interlocutory, notwithstanding section 21.

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