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A performing rights society, or any agent, employee, or representative of a performing rights society, may not:
1. Enter onto the premises of a proprietor's business for the purpose of discussing or inquiring about a contract for the payment of royalties with the proprietor or the proprietor's employees, without first providing identification to the proprietor or the proprietor's employees, providing photographic identification from the society if requested, and making known to the proprietor or the proprietor's employees the purpose of the discussion or inquiry;
2. Engage in any coercive conduct, act, or practice that is substantially disruptive to a proprietor's business;
3. Use or attempt to use any unfair or deceptive act or practice in negotiating with a proprietor; or
4. Fail to comply with or fulfill the obligations imposed by sections 47-21.2-02 and 47-21.2-03. However, this chapter does not prohibit a performing rights society from conducting investigations to determine the existence of music use by a proprietor or informing a proprietor of the proprietor's obligation under the copyright laws of the United States.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 47. Property § 47-21.2-04. Prohibited conduct - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-47-property/nd-cent-code-sect-47-21-2-04.html
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