Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (Pty) Limited

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
E-mail: dalro@dalro.co.za
Web: http://www.dalro.co.za/

Chief Executive:
Managing Director: Lazarus Serobe
Chief Executive Phone: + 27 11 712 8000
Chief Executive Email: lazarus.serobe@dalro.co.za

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Specialist Legal Counsel: André Myburgh
E-mail: afm@lclaw.ch
Phone: + 27 41 79 259 2849
Specialist Legal Counsel: Carlo Scollo Lavizzari
E-mail: csl@lclaw.ch
Phone: + 41 79 358 0109

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1990

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 9
How are Board Members elected: By the Board Members themselves
Total number of Author Representatives: 2
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 3

Members:
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.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR July 1 - June 30 (Figures are for calendar years)

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Books and serial publications in copyright.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Mainly dissemination in the form of course packs.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Primarly Higher Education Institutions Media Monitors Businesses

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Books and serial publications in copyright.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Academic course packs, scanning for institutional intranets and electronic reserves.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Primarly Higher Education Institutions

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
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
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: Yes
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
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)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
ZAR 51,803,848.00 (+/- EUR 3,500,378.26)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
ZAR 48,399,471.81 (+/- EUR 3,270,345.07)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
ZAR 45,787,455.00 (+/- EUR 3,093,851.48)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
ZAR 1,759,062.10 (+/- EUR 118,859.56)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
ZAR 17,467,059.00 (+/- EUR 1,180,246.56)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
ZAR 20,666,454.00 (+/- EUR 1,396,429.20)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
ZAR 38,133,512.04 (+/- EUR 2,576,675.70)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2018 was applied, being EUR 1= 14.7995 ZAR