CANADIAN SONG VAULT INSTRUCTIONS

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					                            Songwriters                                                             CANADIAN SONG VAULT
                                                                                                           INSTRUCTIONS
                            Association of Canada
                                                                                                                     Formerly the Canadian Song Depository

                            Association des
                            auteurs-compositeurs
                            Canadiens                                            IMPORTANT: Read these instructions prior to completing the
                                                                                 Canadian Song Vault Form. Failure to comply with these
                                                                                 instructions may compromise the effectiveness of your song
                                                                                 deposit as proof of copyright ownership. Type (or print) your infor-
                                                                                 mation on the form in black ink only. Print clearly, a copy of this
                                                                                 form will be used as your certification for registration.
COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM


A AUTHOR INFORMATION
     This section is to be completed by the author of the work being
registered. Include your full legal name, full address and member
                                                                                PREPARING YOUR COMPACT DISC OR AUDIO CASSETTE
                                                                                FOR THE VAULT
number as assigned by the S.A.C. at the time of registration. You
must be a member of the S.A.C., in good standing, to use this service.
You may also include your pseudonym if applicable. Your date of
birth is optional.
                                                                                1  You may submit only 1 (one) compact disc or audio cassette per
                                                                                   application form. Compact discs and audio cassettes must be
                                                                                contained in an acrylic jewel case or cassette box to ensure protective and safe
                                                                                storage.


B SONGS TO BE REGISTERED
      Every song submitted for copyright registration must be given a
title for identification. Identify all titles of the songs contained on the
                                                                                2  Affix a label with your name, address and member number on the
                                                                                   compact disc or audio cassette AND the accompanying protective
                                                                                case.
accompanying compact disc or audio cassette deposit, in the order

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they are recorded, along with their date of creation and any co-writers.            Include your name, address, member number and the title of all songs, as
The date of creation represents the year in which the song was completed            identified in section B of the application form, on an index card or insert.
and “fixed in a copy or phonorecord for the first time”. You may

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register a maximum of twelve (12) songs on each application form.                  Do not include separate lyric sheets. Lyrics printed on an index
The Canadian Song Vault will accept songs recorded on a compact                    card or liner notes are acceptable, provided they do not interfere
disc or audio cassette only. Each song, in its entirety, must be recorded       with the normal closing of the case.
onto the accompanying compact disc or audio cassette. You may not
include songs on your compact disc or audio cassette that are not               SENDING YOUR APPLICATION FORM AND RECORDING
being registered for deposit. You can submit only one compact disc


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or audio cassette per application form. Signatures for all co-writers of
                                                                                    Send the completed registration form, plus the accompanying
songs identified in section B must appear in section D.
                                                                                    compact disc or audio cassette, along with valid payment to:
                                                                                                     Songwriters Association of Canada

C FEE
                                                                                                     129 John Street
    The administration fee for each application form is $15. The registration                        Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E2
fee for each song recorded onto the compact disc or audio cassette
is $5. You can deposit up to a maximum of twelve (12) songs per
application. If you wish to register more than twelve (12) songs, an            6 The date of registration will be the same as the date of receipt
                                                                                  by the Association, provided valid payment accompanies the
                                                                                completed application form.
additional form will be required. The Canadian Song Vault is
GST applicable. Please add 5% GST to the sub-total amount.
Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, personal
cheque or money order. Make cheque or money order payable to:                   7  The registration form will be signed by an authorized
                                                                                   representative of the Association, date stamped and the corporate
                                                                                seal affixed. The compact disc or audio cassette will be bar coded,
"Songwriters Association of Canada".
                                                                                logged in a computer database and delivered to an off-site storage
Note: NSF cheques or declined credit cards will delay the processing            facility where it will reside in a secure, magnetic and dust-free, cli-
of your application for registration, deposit, and the date of registration.    mate-controlled environment. The application form and deposit will
(NSF charges will apply.)                                                       be retained by the Association.



D     CO-AUTHOR CERTIFICATION
     Any and all co-writers must read and acknowledge their contribution(s)
                                                                                8 An authorized certificate of registration, signed by an officer of the
                                                                                  Association and bearing the corporate seal, will be sent to you by
                                                                                mail. Allow 3 – 4 weeks for processing.
to the songs identified in section B, and must sign and date the form.


E AUTHOR CERTIFICATION
    Read and acknowledge acceptance of the terms and conditions
on the back of the application form (or page 2 of the downloaded
                                                                                 NOTE: Registration with the Canadian Song Vault is intended to
                                                                                 provide evidence to support a claim of copyright in a court of law
form) by typing or printing your name, signing and dating the form.              should a dispute arise in the ownership of a work. Registration
                                                                                 with the Canadian Song Vault does not guarantee, secure or
                                                                                 otherwise affect any copyright in a song. Verification of copyright

F FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
    Do not write in this space.
                                                                                 ownership can be made only by a court of law.



Canadian Song Vault Instructions rev. 8/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                               CANADIAN SONG VAULT
                                                                                                 Songwriters                                                                                                      APPLICATION FORM
                                                                                                 Association of Canada                                                                                                              Formerly the Canadian Song Depository

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REGISTRATION NUMBER
                                                                                                 Association des
                                                                                                 auteurs-compositeurs
                                                                                                 Canadiens                                                                                                                            DATE OF REGISTRATION


 IMPORTANT: Read the instructions prior to completing this application. Failure to comply with the
 instructions may compromise your registration and deposit as a form of proof of ownership.
 Registration with the Canadian Song Vault does not guarantee, secure or otherwise affect any
 copyright in a song. Verification of copyright ownership can be made only by a court of law.                                                                                                                                          FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Type (or print) your information below in black ink                                                                                                                                                                                    DO NOT WRITE ABOVE THIS LINE


                                                                       A
 INFORMATION
   AUTHOR




                                                                            Name of Author                                                       Pseudonym(s) (if applicable)                                Date of Birth(m/d/y)         Member Number


                                                                            Street Address                                                                                                                                                Apt./Suite Number

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (        )
                                                                            City                                                                 Province                                                    Postal Code                  Telephone


                                                                       B    1.                                                                                                          7.
                          (to a maximum of 12 songs per application)




                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created
 SONGS TO BE REGISTERED




                                                                            2.                                                                                                          8.
                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created


                                                                            3.                                                                                                          9.
                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created


                                                                            4.                                                                                                          10.
                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created


                                                                            5.                                                                                                          11.
                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created


                                                                            6.                                                                                                          12.
                                                                                 Song Title                                              Co-author(s)               Date Created             Song Title                                       Co-author(s)               Date Created



                                                                       C Administration fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$                              15.00         Payment:                    Cheque/Money Order (payable to: Songwriters Association of Canada)
                                                                                                 song(s) x $ 5.00 each . . .$
                                                                                                                                                                                                VISA                  MC               AMEX
      FEE




                                                                            Sub Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$
                                                                            5% GST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$                                     Card No.:                                                                                  Exp:          /

                                                                            TOTAL AMOUNT DUE . . . . . . . . . .$                                                   Signature:

                                                                       D    I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an author of work(s) identified in section B of this application, as specified below.
 CERTIFICATION




                                                                            List any additional co-authors on the reverse of this form
  CO-AUTHOR




                                                                            Co-author Name                                                Song Number(s)                                Co-author Name                                         Song Number(s)
                                                                            (typed or printed)                                            (as noted in Section B)                       (typed or printed)                                     (as noted in Section B)




                                                                            Signature                                                     Date (m/d/y)                                  Signature                                              Date (m/d/y)
 CERTIFICATION




                                                                       E                                                                                                                   F           DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SPACE
                                                                                                                                                                           FOR OFFICE




                                                                            I, the undersigned Registrant, have read, understand and accept the
                                                                                                                                                                            USE ONLY




                                                                            terms and conditions of this application and hereby certify that I am an
   AUTHOR




                                                                            author of the work identified above, and that the statements made by
                                                                            me in this application are correct to the best of my knowledge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Date Received                                       Payment Received



                                                                            Signature                                                     Date (m/d/y)                                                Accepted by                                         Date Accepted

Canadian Song Vault Form rev. 8/08                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Page 1 of 2
                                                       TERMS AND CONDITIONS
         AGREEMENT, pursuant the terms and conditions of this application, will become effective on the date of acceptance by
         the Songwriters Association of Canada hereinafter referred to as "ASSOCIATION," as noted in section F of this application,
         with applicant hereinafter referred to as "REGISTRANT," as noted in section A of this application.

         WITNESSETH: In consideration of the mutual covenants and undertakings herein set forth, the parties do hereby agree
         as follows:

         1. Applications for song registration and deposit must:
             • be clear, legible and completed in full
             • include the signature of the author for the song(s) being registered
             • include the signature of any co-writers for the song(s) being registered
             • include valid payment for the full applicable registration fee
             • include a compact disc or audio cassette deposit of all songs being registered
             • identify all songs contained on the compact disc or audio cassette, in the order they appear, in section B.

         2. Songs will be considered registered when the application is executed by a representative of the Association with
         proper signing authority in section F.

         3. Fully-executed applications will be date stamped, bar coded and kept in a secure storage facility, or until such time as
         they may be required for evidence in a court of competent jurisdiction. A certificate of registration will be sent to the
         Registrant at the address provided in section A of the application.

         4. The Song Vault service, as provided by Association pursuant to the Agreement, is not a requirement of copyright and it
         will not guarantee, secure or otherwise affect any copyright in the song or registration therefore. The service is intended
         only to provide authors with a mere registry service and the deposit of songs.

         5. In the event that the Registrant requires evidence to support the ownership of songs registered in this application, he
         or she must provide reasonable notice to the Association in writing. The Association will provide testimony, to the best of
         its ability, to any court of competent jurisdiction by affidavit or in person, if required by the court. Testimony provided by the
         Association will be limited strictly to matters within its scope of knowledge, namely the date of registration, listed works and other
         information provided by the Registrant in this application. In addition, if required by the court, the Association will provide
         the compact disc or audio cassette deposit. All reasonable direct and out-of-pocket expenses of any testimony provided
         by the Association will be payable by the Registrant.

         6. While in receipt of the application for song registration, at no time will any representative of the Association listen to the
         accompanying compact disc or audio cassette deposit to verify the songs listed in section B of the application are in fact
         present, or for any other purpose.

         7. Once an application has been authorized, the registration form and compact disc or audio cassette deposit becomes
         the property of the Association and at no time will the Association be obligated or responsible for the return of said items
         to the Registrant.

         8. The name of the Registrant, associated songs, dates of registration and registration numbers may be made available to
         the public, in print or in a digital form (including without limitation, by the Internet.) At no time will the Association release
         Registrantʼs address, telephone number and date of birth, to the public.

         9. The Association will not be liable for consequential damage that Registrant may suffer by reason or the loss, damage or
         destruction of your application, compact disc or audio cassette deposit. The limitation of liability of the Association will
         apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract or tort including negligence. The maximum liability of the
         Association, its officers, agents and employees will be the amount of the registration fee paid by the Registrant as set forth
         in section C of this application. Any action against the Association must be brought within eighteen (18) months after the
         cause of action occurs. The Association shall not be liable for any damage done due to causes beyond our reasonable
         control, including but not limited to acts of God. Except for the express warranties stated herein, the Association disclaims all
         warranties including all implied conditions and warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.


      D      CO-AUTHOR CERTIFICATION Continued: (Additional co-authors, for songs listed in section B, can be listed here:)
            I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an author of work(s) identified in section B of this application, as specified below.


            Co-author Name                                       Song Number(s)                   Co-author Name                                 Song Number(s)
            (typed or printed)                                   (as noted in Section B)          (typed or printed)                             (as noted in Section B)




            Signature                                            Date (m/d/y)                     Signature                                      Date (m/d/y)



Canadian Song Depository Form rev. 8/08                                                                                                                                    Page 2 of 2
                                                                                           CANADIAN SONG VAULT
                                                                                                    A
                                                                                              APPLICATION FORM
                                                                                                    Formerly the Canadian Song Depository




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IMPORTANT: Read the instructions prior to completing this application. Failure to comply with the
instructions may compromise your registration and deposit as a form of proof of ownership.
Registration with the Canadian Song Vault does not guarantee, secure or otherwise affect any
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copyright in a song. Verification of copyright ownership can be made only by a court of law.