Welcome to Zambia Reprographic Rights Society (ZARRSO)

Addressing the problem of unauthorized reproduction of published works, in Zambia

Zambia Reprographic Rights Society (ZARRSO) is a nonprofit making organization which belongs to authors, creators and publishers of literary and artistic works who together with stakeholders established it to address the problem of unauthorized reproduction of their works in Zambia. The Copyright and Performance Rights Act Chapter 406 of the Laws of Zambia provides for the creation of Collecting Societies such as ZARRSO which operate under the direct supervision of the ‘Office of the Registrar of Copyright’ under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. It is a Society registered under Section 7 (2) of the Societies Act Cap 119. ZARRSO is also a member of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO) and thereby operates in accordance with internationally accepted standards of administering reproduction rights of copyright.

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