Sweden/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.1 Visual and applied arts

Since 1997, a government statute (Swedish Code of Statutes 1996:1605) requires the state to pay individual compensation for public exposition of works of visual and applied art. Annual compensation in total amounts to about SEK 20 million. The system is administered by the Visual Arts Copyright Society of Sweden (BUS).


Chapter published: 16-05-2017


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