Valuing your Musical Creativity

mix boardThe Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP) is a non profit copyright collecting society that collectively manages performing and recording rights in musical works.
a) acquires performing and recording rights from its composer, author and music publisher
members and from its overseas affiliates,
b) licenses (or gives permission for the use of) those rights,
c) collects licence fees in return for the grant of licences and
d) distributes royalties to its members and affiliates.

Legal Status and Ownership

JACAP was incorporated on 4 March 1998 as a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital under the Companies Act of Jamaica. JACAP operates as a non-profit association and administers rights granted under the Copyright Act of 1993 and by extension the Jamaica Copyright Right (Amendment) Act 1999. JACAP is owned by its members :- composers, authors and publishers of musical works.

Vision Statement

“To become a leader among developing countries in the business of collective management of copyright by providing superior quality service to our members, our regional and international affiliates and our customers”

Mission Statement

“To maximize the potential income from the licensing of copyright works and to provide an efficient royalty collection and timely distribution service to our members and our affiliates.”

Tag Line

“Valuing your musical creativity”


• To own, manage, administer and grant licences for the exercise of any of the rights subsisting in the works of the members.
• To collect and distribute the royalties and any other monies payable for the exercise of such rights and remedies and their enforcement.
• To participate in public awareness campaigns.
• Lobbying local & international interest, including government, on behalf of our members.

See our board members and staff.

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