What if I fail to deposit?

If you do not fulfil your deposit obligation, you may receive a registered demand from the Royal Library, giving you thirty days in which to deposit your publications.

If you fail to do so, or do so incorrectly, and at least thirty days after sending a registered demand, the Royal Library may, at your expense, purchase the work or works that have not been deposited.

In addition, you may be liable to an administrative fine of between 156 and 1,500 euros or, in case of a repeat offence within the year following a first offence, between 300 and 6,000 euros.