Public Lending Right

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Italy
Italy

Italy PLR In order to pay for PLR, a fund was created by the Italian Ministry of Culture in 2006. The amount of the PLR fund is fixed by decree of the Culture Ministry every year. Payments are ...

Israel
Israel

Israel PLR Action on PLR was taken in 1986 after pressure from the Association of Hebrew Writers which brought about the appointing of a government committee. This committee recommended making ...

Ireland
Ireland

Ireland PLR The Irish Public Lending Remuneration (PLR) Scheme was established in 2008. It is managed by the Local Government Management Agency. Payments are made to eligible authors on the basis ...

Iceland
Iceland

iceland PLR The Writers’ Library Fund The Writers' Library Fund Act came into effect on January 1, 1998 and replaced The Icelandic Writers' Fund which had been operating in ...

Hungary
Hungary

Hungary PLR The Hungarian Literary Authors’ Collecting Society (HLACS) was founded as an NGO in 2007 and spent 2008 preparing for setting up a PLR scheme. Hungarian Copyright Law was ...

Germany
Germany

Germany PLR PLR in Germany was introduced in 1972 and is financed from an annual lump sum, 90% of which is paid by the State governments and 10% by the Federal government. The size of the ...

France
France

France PLR PLR in France is administered by Sofia (Société Française des Intérêts des Auteurs de l’écrit). Currently, SOFIA encompasses more than ...

Finland
Finland

Finland PLR PLR (Public Lending Right) in Finland is administered by three collecting societies: Sanasto (written works - authors, translators), Kopiosto (visual works - illustrators, ...

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