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1. All the above royalty rates are related to the base figure of 101.0 (2019/2020-based) of the Consumer Price Index B published by the Census and Statistics Department for April 2021 and are subject to adjustment in proportion to changes in that index figure for the month three months preceding the date upon which the annual royalty falls due for payment in respect of the year for which the revised annual royalty is calculated.


Annual Royalties for the Licence Year commencing on 1 Jan 2022:

Annual Royalty Rate(s)

101.3 [CPI(B) for Oct 2021]

101.0 [CPI(B) for Apr 2021]

2. Please refer to the full text of Royalty Charge Schedules for other terms and conditions

Hair Salons

Background Music (Mechanical Performance)

Background Music (Mechanical Performance)

Annual Royalty Rate

Maximum Accommodation Capacity

Not exceeding 5 seats


6 to 10 seats


11 to 20 seats


Thereafter, for each additional 10 seats (or part thereof)


Visual Music Performance (Additional royalty on top of background music (mechanical performance) shall be charged)

Visual Music Performance

Annual Royalty Rate

No. of Video Screens

For the first video screen


For each additional video screen