The user is a physical or legal person who uses author’s written works.
In accordance with the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (“Official Gazette of Montenegro” No. 37/2011 and 53/2016) (hereinafter: Law), the user is obliged to pay compensation for the use of written works to the Organization for the realization of reprographic rights of Montenegro (hereinafter: Organization) for those rights for which the Organization has a license for collective gain (rights arising from Articles 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 25, paragraph 1, items 1 and 3, 36, paragraph 3, 46, paragraph 1 items 1 and 3 and 48 of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (“Official Gazette of Montenegro”, No. 37/2011 and 53/2016))
The user is obliged to conclude a Contract on the non-exclusive use of the object of protection (written works) with the Organization before the beginning of the use of the object of protection. Also the user is obliged, within 15 days from the day of beginning of the use of the object of protection (written works), to inform the organization about the change of all facts that influence the calculation of the fee according to the tariff (name, duration, number, etc.).
A user who, pursuant to the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (hereinafter referred to as the Law), is authorized to use the objects of protection without the permission of the right holder and with the obligation to pay the fee, shall submit the data to the Organization on a monthly basis.
For the obligations of the users jointly and severally liable are: the person using the object of protection, the owner, the holder and the lessee of the premises in which the object of protection is used, as well as the organizer of the activity whose performing resulted in the use of the object of protection.
The user is obliged to enable the authorized person of the Organization to inspect the documentation and data relevant for the calculation of the fee that is paid according to the tariff.