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: 11
How are Board Members elected: By the Board Members themselves
Total number of Author Representatives: 4
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

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)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 10
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA (Argentina), CEDRO (Spain), CeMPro (Mexico), CLASS (Singapore), JAMCOPY (Jamaica), KOPIKEN (Kenya), OSDEL (Greece), Pro Litteris (Switzerland), VG WORT (Germany), SR (Netherlands) and ZIMCOPY (Zimbabwe)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
ZAR 48,195,742.00 (+/- EUR 3,345,393.22)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
ZAR 44,317,101.00 (+/- EUR 3,076,166.55)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
ZAR 37,176,221.00 (+/- EUR 2,580,499.29)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
ZAR 1,715,697.00 (+/- EUR 119,091.04)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
ZAR 16,802,257.00 (+/- EUR 1,166,288.85)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
ZAR 17,676,817.00 (+/- EUR 1,226,994.36)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
ZAR 44,909,754.00 (+/- EUR 3,117,304.15)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 14.4066 ZAR