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Organisation : Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA)
Facility Name : RiSA Online Registration
Website : https://www.risa.org.za/website/membership/
RiSA Online Registration
The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) is a trade association that represents the collective interests of producers of music sound recordings, major and independent record labels in South Africa.
RiSA is responsible for running the annual South African Music Awards (SAMAs) and for acknowledging certification awards for album sales.
RiSA is recognised by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry as the official National Group for the Recording Industry in South Africa.
RiSA is also the association in South Africa responsible for issuing the International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC).
How to Register?
Step 1 : Visit the official website through provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully before you are applying.
Step 3 : Next, click on “Join RSA” link at the end of the page.
Step 4 : Fill the registration form with the required details.
Step 5 : Finally click on “Register” button to complete your registration.
1. To provide a forum for discussing matters of common interest, to promote dialogue between the various independent creative arms of the Industry and address their opportunities, needs and problems which are ever-changing in the face of modern technology.
2. To represent the collective views of its Members to the public media, related bodies, government departments and other interested organizations and persons.
3. To serve as an information source and continue to have available information and background on the state of the industry, new developments, trends and statistics.
4. To establish and maintain bonds and reciprocity between the Company and similar associations elsewhere in the world.
5. To investigate and support or oppose any legislation or other measures affecting the common interests of the Members and the industry.
6. To promote ethical business, to repress malpractices and investigate any other illicit activities detrimental to the industry as a whole and to settle disputed points of practice.
7. To establish and enforce rules and a code of conduct for the regulation, maintenance and promotion of standards by Members, their management, employees, directors and agents in their dealings with each other and with third parties.
8. To take such action as may be necessary by legal or other processes, for the protection of rights including intellectual property rights, of Members or group of Members.
9. To consult and liaise with related bodies both on an international and national level, including chambers of commerce, trade and business and other mercantile and industrial bodies for joint action in the interests of Industry and commerce.
10. To try to ensure that the interests of the Members of the Industry are protected on a basis equivalent to that provided for other major record producers and manufacturers in the major markets of the world.
11. To enter into contracts on behalf of some or all of the Members to promote the common interests of such Members including in particular (and without limiting the generality of the foregoing) –
** Phono-Mechanical Licence agreements (otherwise referred to as PPD Agreements) with publishers of the Members to enable the Company to produce compositions for the benefit of such members; and
** Jukebox Licence Agreements with third parties on behalf of Members for the Mechanical reproduction rights in respect of their sound recordings.
12. To provide such services to Members for the administration and operation of such contracts; and
13. To act on behalf of Members in all criminal cases relating to or connected with, piracy of Records of any Members (and shall include the right to appoint agents to do so on behalf of the Company, if required).