Agreement on Broadcasting Preamble Section I: The management must comment on enquiries and complaints within a reasonable period of time. The supervisory authorities for private broadcasters shall coordinate the scheduling and technical organisation of the window programmes taking into account the interests of the broadcasters affected. State law may not make provision for any divergences. Advertisements also addressed to or using children or adolescents may not prejudice their interests or exploit their inexperience. The company may relinquish attributable holdings in broadcasters until the attributable viewer rating falls below the level stated in paragraph 2, first sentence, or 2. Information on the personal or material circumstances of a natural or juridical person or a partnership or business secrets which are entrusted to the state supervisory authorities for private broadcasters, their organs, staff or third persons acting on their behalf in carrying out their responsibilities or which have become known to them in some other way may not be disclosed to unauthorized persons.
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Notice shall be given as soon as possible in the case of functions and events planned at short notice. The same shall apply to specialised television programmes to the extent that their main focus allows.
Interstate Broadcasting Agreement Rundfunkstaatsvertrag As new technologies increase the number of broadcasting services in Europe efforts will be made to secure greater variety of information and a broader range of cultural programmes in German-speaking areas.
Article 53 Freedom of access 1 Providers of services with access rights who produce or market access services for television services must offer all broadcasters technical services on equal, suitable and non-discriminatory conditions which ensure that their television services can be received by viewers entitled to access with the aid of decoders which are managed by the providers of services.
In the case of denunciation by individual states Article 19 shall remain unaffected. Article 6 European, own, commissioned and joint productions 1 In order to present the diversity of the German-speaking regions and of Europe as a whole and to promote European film and television productions, television broadcasters shall reserve the greater part of total time scheduled for the transmission of feature films, television plays, series, documentaries and comparable productions for European works in accordance with European law.
The supervisory authorities under state law for private broadcasters are required to cooperate more closely with one another in order to ensure that private broadcasters receive equal treatment and that decisions are carried out more effectively.
In particular, DLR assumes no liability for the completeness and correctness of information contained on websites that are accessed via links provided. Public service broadcasting and private broadcasting are committed to the free formation of individual and public opinion and encourage plurality of opinion.
The licence for the broadcaster of the window programme shall be issued for a period of three years or until the date on which the licence of the broadcaster of the main programme expires. Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. The supervisory authorities for private broadcasters shall reach agreement with the company to the effect that the data acquired in establishing viewer ratings pursuant to paragraph 1, first sentence, may also be used by third parties on a contractual basis.
The basic right established by Article 13 of the Basic Law shall to that extent be restricted. Programming principles, transmission time for third parties Article 41 Programming principles Article 42 Transmission time for third parties Subsection 5: Despite having carefully researched the content of external links, DLR assumes no liability over such content. No compensation shall be granted for any financial loss resulting from the revocation of the licence.
Paragraphs 4 and 5 shall remain unaffected. These bodies shall serve the respective state supervisory authority for private broadcasters in the fulfilment of its tasks pursuant to paragraph In so doing they shall consult the state public service broadcasting corporations forming the ARD, and the ZDF, for the Should a broadcaster fail to comply with this obligation his licence may be revoked.
No legal right to acquire such interest exists. Article 4 Commissioners for the protection of young persons The state public service broadcasting corporations forming the ARD, the ZDF, and all broadcasters of programmes which are transmitted nationwide shall each designate a commissioner for the protection of young persons.
Article 2 Terms employed 1 Broadcasting is the provision and transmission for the general public of presentations of all kinds of speech, sound and picture, using electromagnetic oscillations without junction lines or along or by means of a conductor. Article 24 Confidentiality Information on the personal or material circumstances of a natural or juridical person or a partnership or business secrets which are entrusted to the state supervisory authorities for private broadcasters, their organs, staff or third persons acting on their behalf in carrying out their responsibilities or which have become known to them in some other way may not be disclosed to unauthorized persons.
Article 9 Duty to provide information, competent authorities 1 Pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 2, of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television, the state public service broadcasting corporations shall be obliged upon request to make available to the competent authority under state law the information specified in that provision.
Persons other than those involved shall not be called upon to furnish information unless the information provided by the latter is deemed inadequate. If they last for thirty minutes or longer the provisions of paragraphs 2 and 3 shall apply. Those required to report this information are the broadcaster and those with a direct or indirect holding within the meaning of Article It may in particular. The first and second sentences shall apply mutatis mutandis to forms of advertisements within the meaning of Article 45, paragraph 3.
It shall state the main factual and legal reasons for its decision. Decisions by the KEK and, pursuant to Article 37, paragraph 2, the KDLM shall also be taken as the basis in accordance with state law of decisions on the allocation of transmission capacities by the state supervisory authority for private broadcasters. The state supervisory authority may only declare such changes to be acceptable if a His opinion shall be adequately taken into account on all matters relating to the acquisition, production, scheduling and structuring of programmes.
Any proposed change in the ownership structure or other influences shall be reported to the state supervisory authority for private broadcasters in advance. Article 46 Guidelines The state supervisory authorities for private broadcasters shall issue joint guidelines for the implementation of Articles 3, 7, 8, 44 and Reproduced with kind permission.
Witnesses and Article 32 Advisory Council for Programming 1 The Advisory Council for Programming shall advise the persons responsible for programming, the management of the programme broadcaster and the partners in the company on the shaping of the programme.
Decisions shall be based on the average viewer rating of the programmes affected in the twelve months prior to the commencement of the procedure. If there are only three or fewer applications the supervisory authority shall make the decision without consultation.
The organiser may restrict or exclude a transmission or recording where it can be assumed that the function would be jeopardised or the moral sensibilities of those present grossly offended. If in the opinion of the Advisory Council for Programming it does not take adequate account of the enquiries and complaints it may seek a decision regarding the management from the supervisory body or, if no supervisory body exists, from the company meeting.
An interest in other programme services pursuant to the first sentence of this paragraph may only be acquired where the minister presidents conclude an agreement to this effect. Related Posts
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Aralmaran Public service broadcasting and private broadcasting are committed to the free formation of individual and public opinion and encourage plurality of opinion. Providers of media services are entitled to seek confirmation from the supervisory authority that they are acceptable under broadcasting law. It may in particular 1. Licensing and procedural rules Article 20 Licensing Article 21 Licensing principles Article 22 Information and investigation Article 23 Public disclosure and similar requirements Article 24 Confidentiality Subsection 2: In this case each state may additionally give notice with effect from the same date within a further three months after receipt of the notice of denunciation pursuant to Article 12, paragraph 2, fifth sentence, as well as Articles 13 and 17 with regard to individual or all provisions. Private broadcasters shall not be financed from television and radio licence fees.
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The report shall also comment on the application of Articles 26 to 32 and on Broadcasting Law in Germany. They shall respect the The denunciation by one state shall not affect the denounced provisions of this Agreement and the agreements referred to in the first sentence in the relationship existing between The obligation not to divulge information pursuant to Article 24 shall also apply in the relationship between the members of the KEK and of the KDLM with other bodies of the state supervisory authorities for private broadcasters. They shall for this purpose consult the supervision authorities for private broadcasters and exchange information with them on their respective experience in the aplication of the guidelines. In accordance with the first sentence they shall examine such questions in particular when deciding on a licence or a licence modification, declaring changes in ownership relationships to be acceptable, and with regard to measures pursuant to Article 26, paragraph 4.