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ZIMCOPY

Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/09/2010 - 08:36
ZIMCOPY
c/o The Zimbabwe International Book Fair
Harare Gardens
Julius Nyerere Way
Harare
Zimbabwe
Phone
+263 4 335349, 263 712 635 932, 263 772 422 781, +263 242705729, +263 242 705187
Publish chief executive details ?
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Title
Doctor
Title
Mr
Phone
+263 4 497 555
History of the organisation
The organisation since its inception held several awareness workshops on Copyright throughout its life. It has had various boards who but not strong Councils as required by its Constitution. The organisation has been managed by one person who has been its director, Mr Greenfield Chilongo. Mr. Chilongo has retired from Zimcopy and is been managed by its Chair of Board, Dr Samuel Makore, whilst waiting for setting up of a Council.
Year of incorporation
1995
Total number of Board Members
7
Total number of Author Representatives
2
Total number of Publisher Representatives
3
Remarks about the Board
The Board reports to the Council which has an oversight role on the Board. The Board makes policies and decision that the the Director implements. The Board according the Constitution sets up the Distribution Committee for the distribution of royalties. The composition of the Board must include publishers and authors.
How are Board Members elected
Board members are elected from the Council of stakeholders, rightsholders.
Total Number of Member Associations
18
Total Publishers' Associations
13
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations
5
Total Rights holders represented
18
Remarks about the members
Publishers according to the Constitution can join as an association and as individual organisations provided they are legally incorporated in Zimbabwe whereas authors are represented by their associations only. Individual authors cannot sit on the Board.
Staff total number
0
Remarks about staff
nil
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31
Type of National legislation
Common Law
Other Law
Voluntary licensing
Types of works licensed
Books and sheet music
Public Lending Rights
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Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
Bilateral agreements type A with
ALCS (UK)
Bilateral agreements type B with
Kopinor (Norway), FJOLIS (Iceland), DALRO (RSA), OSDEL (Greece), JAMCOPY (Jamaica)
Please select your currency
Euro
Name
Blazio Tafireyi
Name
Samuel Makore