The Copyright Licensing & Administration Society of Singapore Limited

CLASS, The Copyright Licensing & Administration Society of Singapore Limited

Blk 4 Tanjong Pagar Plaza
#02-03
Singapore 081004
Singapore
Phone: +65 62235521
Fax: +65 62235526
E-mail: classy@singnet.com.sg
Web: http://www.class-singapore.com

Chief Executive:
: Paul Wee Kian Nghee, PBM

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Licensing Manager: Joan Villegas

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2005

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 5
How are Board Members elected: At Annual General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 2
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 3

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 81
Remarks about the members: 30 authors ; 51 publishers

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Largely based after the British legal system with the Copyright Act modelled after the Australian system.

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Photocopies of educational materials under statutory licence
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Includes course packs
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Universities, polytechnics, all secondary schools and Junior Colleges under the Ministry of Education; government-aided schools and private educational institutions.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: As above under Copyright Act of Singapore
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Universities, polytechnics, all primary, secondary schools and Junior Colleges under the Ministry of Education; government-aided schools and major private schools.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: Yes
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 11
Bilateral agreements type A with: ALCS, CA, CLA, CLL, Copibec, Kopinor, Cedro, CCC, AccessCopy, HKRRLS, FILCOLS, YRCI, KORRA
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 16
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA, CEMPRO, CFC, CLL, CopyRus, DALRO, JAMCOPY, OSDEL, REPRONIG, VG WORT, TTRRO, ProLitteris, JAACC, ICLA, CopyDAN, ABDR

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
SGD 2,370,000.00 (+/- EUR 1,558,800.32)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
SGD 2,370,000.00 (+/- EUR 1,558,800.32)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
SGD 2,132,000.00 (+/- EUR 1,402,262.56)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
SGD 201,000.00 (+/- EUR 132,202.05)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
SGD 1,400,000.00 (+/- EUR 920,810.31)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
SGD 700,000.00 (+/- EUR 460,405.16)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
SGD 2,010,000.00 (+/- EUR 1,322,020.52)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 1.5204 SGD