ARTICLE 4 MEMBERS OF THE LEAGUE. THEIR RIGHTS AND DUTIES
4.1. The members of the League are physical persons who are the authors of works and performances, producers of phonograms (videograms), their heirs, owners of rights to works, performances, phonograms (videograms), which are presented, or can be presented in any form, including multimedia one, which recognize the Statute of the League and "The Regulations on the Membership in the League," perceive the purpose and objectives of its activities, and participate in the work of the League, and gave it the authorities to carry out collective management of their property rights. The founders of the League have the same rights and responsibilities as the members of the League.
4.2. The members of the League in the order defined by the League and in accordance with the requirements of the legislation have the right:
4.2.1. To receive the remuneration (royalty) stipulated by the legislation for the use of objects of copyright and related rights, including in the information and communications environments, that League collects from the entities who use these objects, excluding the deductions in trust (special) funds and contributions that are remained at disposal of the Board of Authors for the development of the League and ensuring its activities provided by the Statute.
4.2.2. To receive information regarding the League activities, inter alia, the provision to other persons of non-exclusive right on the use of their creative work and the royalties collected by the League for their use.
4.2.3. To be elected to the management bodies of the League.
4.2.4. To contribute to the management bodies of the League any proposals on any matters within their competence, and participate in their discussion in the established order.
4.2.5. To use the services of economic structures created by the League under the procedure established.
4.2.6. To point out in their documents about their participation in the League.
4.2.7. To transfer the property to the ownership of the League, to make target voluntary contributions intended to finance concrete programs (projects). The decision on approval and launch of the program (project) is adopted by the Board of Authors of the League.
4.2.8. To apply to the League, within their competence, for assistance to ensure the protection of their infringed rights and interests.
4.2.9. To apply to the bodies of the League with requests, complaints and suggestions
4.2.10. To leave voluntarily the League on the terms and in accordance with the procedure determined by this Statute.
4.2.11. Members of the League have also other rights arising from the legislation of Ukraine
4.3. Members of the League undertake:
4.3.1. To observe and comply with the provisions of the Statute, the decisions of supervising bodies of the League adopted within their competence.
4.3.2. To sign civil and legal contracts with the League, including through the accession to the agreement on the transfer of collective management of their property rights, approved by the Board of Authors.
4.3.3. To not cause damage to property or reputation of the League.
4.3.4. To not pass, in the territory of Ukraine, to other persons the power to manage their property rights already granted to the management of the League;
4.3.5. To perform voluntarily assumed obligation to implement joint activities and programs.
4.3.6. To notify about the extent and period of validity of property rights, the authority on the management which were rendered to the League and to warn about their change in advance.
4.3.7. To not disclose confidential information about the activities of the League and its members.
4.3.8. To respect the results of creative work of other members of the League.
4.3.9. The participation in the League does not give its members the right to use the name and symbols of the League in their private purposes.
4.4. Any author, singer, producer of phonograms (videograms), which wants to become a member of the League, should submit an application to the Board of Authors and add the signed copies of the relevant agreement. The decision on acceptance of a new member is voted by the Board of Authors of the League by the majority of those present at the meeting.
4.5. Membership in the League shall be certified by the Certificate, the specimen of which has been approved by the Board of Authors.
4.6. The participation in the League can be terminated:
4.6.1. Due to the expulsion of a member from the League;
4.6.2. Due to the voluntary withdrawal from the membership of the League;
4.6.3. Due to the termination of the League, its liquidation or reorganization, as well as due to the death of an individual - a member of the League.
4.7. The reasons for expulsion from the membership of the League are as follows:
4.7.1. Violation by a member of the League other member’s rights when implementing his\her property rights on the created object of intellectual property
4.7.2. Violation by a member of the League of the requirements and provisions of the Statute of the League, the decisions of governing bodies of the League adopted within their competence.
4.7.3. Causing damage to business reputation of the League, and (or) its members.
4.8. A member of the League who wants to withdraw from the membership of the League shall submit an application to the Board of Authors of the League and return the Certificate of membership in the League. The participation is terminated from the date of receipt of the application of a member of the League.
4.9. The decision to expal from the members of the League shall be adopted by the Board of Authors of the League by simple majority of votes of the persons present at the meeting.
4.10. In the event of termination of membership in the League for any reason, membership fees of the members of the League are non-refundable.
4.11. Withdrawal from the membership of the League does not mean stopping of the powers granted to the League to collect the remuneration for the use of his copyright and (or) related rights prescribed by law.
4.12. In case of collection by the League of remuneration (royalty) for the subjects of copyright and (or) related rights for the use of objects of copyright and (or) related rights created by the members, who stopped their membership in the League and withdrew their powers, the League shall distribute the collected remuneration and pay out his\her share in accordance with "The Regulations on the Exercise of Collective Management of Economic Rights of Copyright and (or) Related Rrights."