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Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (Pty) Limited

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DALRO, Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (Pty) Limited
P.O. Box 31627
Braamfontein
2017
South Africa
Phone
+ 27 11 712 8000
Fax
+ 27 86 648 6299
Website
http://www.dalro.co.za/
Chief Executive Name
Lazarus Serobe
Chief Executive Title
Managing Director
Chief Executive Phone
+ 27 11 712 8000
Chief Executive Email
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Title
Specialist Legal Counsel
Title
Specialist Legal Counsel
Phone
+ 27 41 79 259 2849
Phone
+ 41 79 358 0109
E-Mail
E-Mail
History of the organisation
Incorporated in: 1967
First collection of fees in: 1990
First distribution in: 1990
Year of incorporation
1967
Year of first distribution
1990
Year of first collection
1990
Total number of Board Members
9
Total number of Author Representatives
2
Total number of Publisher Representatives
3
Remarks about the Board
The remaining 4 Board Members comprise the Chief Executive Officer of the holding company, SAMRO, the Managing Director of DALRO, Advertising Agency Industry NGO and the Chairman of the Board of DALRO.
How are Board Members elected
By the Board Members themselves
Total Number of Member Associations
0
Total Publishers' Associations
0
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations
0
Total Rights holders represented
0
Remarks about the members
DALRO is not a membership-based organisation, but represents rightsholders on an agency basis.
Staff total number
11
Remarks about staff
11 permanent
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
July 1 - June 30 (Figures are for calendar years)
Type of National legislation
Civil Law
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws
Types of works licensed
Books and serial publications in copyright.
Types of uses licensed
Mainly dissemination in the form of course packs.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Primarly Higher Education Institutions
Media Monitors
Businesses
Types of works licensed
Books and serial publications in copyright.
Types of uses licensed
Academic course packs, scanning for institutional intranets and electronic reserves.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Primarly Higher Education Institutions
Public Lending Rights
off
Other areas of licensing
DALRO is a multi-purpose copyright licensing agency which also administers public performance rights, broadcasting rights and reproduction rights in visual works of art.
Distribution methods
Title-specific distribution
Full reporting
% Author/Publisher Split
No split
Text authors’ % share
0%, unless rights have reverted
Publishers' % share
100%, unless rights have reverted
Visual material authors’ % share
No distinction
Administration costs as a percentage
Generally 25%
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
Remarks about administrative and other costs
We deduct 15% administration fee on royalties received from overseas. VAT is levied on the administration fee.
New developments / licensing
Newspaper licensing on a transactional basis through an online system.
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
15
Bilateral agreements type A with
Access Copyright (Canada), CA (Australia), CCC (USA), CFC (France), CLA (UK), CLL (New Zealand), COPIBEC (Quebec), COPY-DAN Writing (Denmark), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), ICLA (Ireland), IRRO (India), JAC (Japan), KOPINOR (Norway), NLA (UK), REPROBEL (Belgium), Pro Litteris (Switzerland)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
9
Bilateral agreements type B with
CADRA (Argentina), CEDRO (Spain), CeMPro (Mexico), CLASS (Singapore), JAMCOPY (Jamaica), KOPIKEN (Kenya), OSDEL (Greece), VG WORT (Germany), SR (Netherlands) and ZIMCOPY (Zimbabwe)
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ZAR South Africa
Total amount collected for all licensing
51 803 848.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
48 399 471.81
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
45 787 455.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
0.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
1 759 062.10
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
1 563 789.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
38 133 512.04
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
34 448 470.54
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
17 467 059.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
16 197 486.72
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
0.00
to collecting societies only
0.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
20 666 454.00
Total amount distributed from PLR
0.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
12 312 003.23
Name
Carlo Scollo Lavizzari
Name
André Myburgh