The author shall have the right to exploit the work him/herself or to assign the rights of exploitation, as stated in Chapter IV below, so as to obtain a financial gain where applicable. Notwithstanding the assignment of the work, the authors of graphic and three dimensional works shall have the right to receive up to five per cent of the proceeds of any sale or resale of that work.

Any owner, assignee, entertainment manager, lessee or any other person exploiting an entertainment venue, public premises or a broadcast or television station where works of the mind by national or foreign authors are represented or performed shall be required to pay a royalty fixed by contract to the owners of the holders of copyright or related rights, and to their representatives, in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance Law or other particular laws.