The Copyright Licensing & Administration Society of Singapore Limited

CLASS, The Copyright Licensing & Administration Society of Singapore Limited

PS /100
100 Peck Seah Street
Suite 11-19
Singapore 079333
Singapore
Phone: +65 62235521
E-mail: info@class-singapore.com
Web: http://www.class-singapore.com

Chief Executive:
Chief Executive Officer: Paul Wee Kian Nghee, PBM
Chief Executive Phone: +65 6223 5521
Chief Executive Email: paulwee@class-singapore.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Licensing Manager: Harprit Singh Sidhu
E-mail: harprit@class-singapore.com
Phone: +65 6223 5521
Office Administrator: Matilda Wu
E-mail: matildawu@class-singapore.com
Phone: +65 6223 5521

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2005

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 7
How are Board Members elected: During Annual General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 2
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 5

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 90
Remarks about the members: 30 authors ; 60 publishers

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: Yes
Other Law: Statute law, in particular, Singapore Copyright Act (Cap 63)

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence
Other licensing system: Voluntary Licences for profit and not-for-profit schools.
Mandating rights holders:
Statutory schemes for educational and government use. Direct grant of mandate by rightholders for voluntary schemes.

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Books, journals, newspapers and magazines.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Reprographic reproduction
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Government Schools and Aided-Schools (Primary, Secondary and Junior College), Independent Schools, International Schools, Polytechnics, Universities, Private Education Institutions (Profit and Not-for-Profit) and Private Schools.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Same types of works for reprographic licences.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Digital reproduction
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Government Schools and Aided-Schools (Primary, Secondary and Junior College), Independent Schools, International Schools, Polytechnics, Universities, Private Education Institutions (Profit and Not-for-Profit) and 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: 18
Bilateral agreements type A with: ALCS, CA, CLA, CLL, Copibec, Kopinor, Cedro, CCC, AccessCopy, HKRRLS, FILCOLS, YRCI, KORRA, JAACC, VIETRRO, ICLA,ProLitteris, NLA
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 11
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA, CEMPRO, CFC, CopyRus, DALRO, JAMCOPY, OSDEL, REPRONIG, VG WORT, TTRRO, CopyDAN

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
SGD 2,752,615.00 (+/- EUR 1,719,417.20)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
SGD 2,752,615.00 (+/- EUR 1,719,417.20)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
SGD 2,524,077.00 (+/- EUR 1,576,661.25)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
SGD 228,537.00 (+/- EUR 142,755.33)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
SGD 909,682.00 (+/- EUR 568,231.62)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
SGD 1,034,804.00 (+/- EUR 646,388.91)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
SGD 1,944,486.00 (+/- EUR 1,214,620.53)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2018 was applied, being EUR 1= 1.6009 SGD