33D Events - Social Functions

Category 33 D – SOCIAL FUNCTIONS IN A COMMERCIAL PREMISES WHERE MUSIC IS COMMUNICATED VIA ANY MODE / MEDIUM

Licence Fee:

Venue

A Class CitiesOther Cities

Premium & Luxury Hotels* / Clubs /

Convention Centres / Heritage Properties

/ Premium & Luxury Resorts* / 5 Star &

5 star deluxe Hotels / Open Lawns /

Farm Houses

Rs. 30,000

Rs. 20,000

4 Star Hotels/Resorts

Rs. 20,000

Rs. 15,000

2 - 3 Star Hotels

Rs. 15,000 

Rs. 10,000
OthersRs. 10,000Rs. 6,000



 


A Class Cities: Mumbai*, Delhi/NCR, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad / Telangana, Goa, Ahmedabad, Pune*, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Udaipur

Other Cities: Apart from the above mentioned A class cities, all others are categorized as other cities.

Mumbai * includes Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, MBMC

Pune* includes PMC, PCMC, Hinjewadi and Other rural parts of Pune

Notes:

a) In any outlet or establishment or premises, when sound recording is used, appropriate tariff shall apply. For example, use of sound recordings in Restaurants / Malls/ Shops etc. on daily basis or regularly, come under Background Music categories (Part A). However, use of sound recording for shows/promotions/DJ Parties/New Year/Christmas/Valentine Day party/Fashion Shows/Product Launches etc. shall be considered as events category (Part B).

b) A Background Licence is not valid for any Event (e.g. Shows, promotions, product launches, fashion shows, DJ parties, New Year events etc.) and vice versa.

c) For temporary embodiment / storage, a separate Licence is required, as mentioned in Part C.

d) The rates are only valid if License is obtained prior to content being used. If payment is received post infringement, the regular tariff shall not apply. Interest and liquidated damage shall apply as per company policy.


Notes:

a) Celebrity surcharge: Rs. 1 lakh per celebrity will be charged for celebrity performance over and above the License Fee

b) Premium & Luxury Hotels*/Premium & Resorts*: Luxury Hotels or Luxury Resorts are the properties, whose starting rack

rate for rooms are at Rs. 7,500 (not including taxes), published on their own websites


General Terms:

i) This tariff is applicable to the Public Performance of Music by way of recorded music, by any means at venues/premises.

ii) The above license fee does not include Background Music License of commercial properties (e.g. restaurants, bars, lounges, clubs etc.). Respective tariffs are applicable as per Background Music License category.

Effective from 14th August, 2021


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