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Reference: Rundfunkstaatsvertrag Kommentar zum RStV und JMStV ALMai - S.(u.a. Akt. B1 §§ 11d, 11e, 11f, 14, 19, 19a, 23, 52b RStV) IRIS /14 electronic media services have been brought together within the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag (Inter-State Broadcasting Agreement - RStV). (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag),. 3. content provided by distribution and on-demand services if the emphasis is an editorial arrangement to form public opinion pursuant.


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Agreement on Broadcasting 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag This Agreement contains 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag regulatory framework for public service and private broadcasting in a dual system of the states in united Germany. It takes account of European developments in the field of broadcasting.

14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag Public 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag broadcasting and private broadcasting are committed to the free formation of individual and public opinion and encourage plurality of opinion. Both broadcasting systems must be in a position to respond to the demands of national and international competition.

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14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag 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.

By means of this Agreement, but particularly through further regulatory and promotional measures in the Federal Republic of Germany, continuing support will be given for the production of European television programmes. The existence and development of public service broadcasting must be secured.

This includes 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag participation in all new technical means of 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag and transmission and in the provision of new forms of broadcasting.


Its financial base, including the equalisation arrangement, must be guaranteed. Private broadcasters will be enabled 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag extend and develop a private system, especially where technical and programming matters are concerned.

To this end they will be afforded sufficient 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag capacities and access to adequate sources of income. In addition to relaying their programmes by satellite they will be allowed to transmit them, in accordance with state law and taking account of local and regional contributions, via available terrestrial television frequencies which will be allocated as fairly as possible throughout the country and also cater for new television broadcasters.

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The unification of Germany and the continuing development of the dual broadcasting system call for a comprehensive review of the allocation and use of frequencies. All states declare their intention to reduce duplication and multiplication of services in order to secure additional transmission capacities for private broadcasters, including those operating on the western line.

The supervisory authorities under state law for private broadcasters 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag 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.

General Provisions Article 1 Field of application 1 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag Agreement shall apply to the provision and transmission of programmes in Germany in a dual broadcasting system. 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 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag means of a conductor.

The definition includes presentations which are transmitted in encoded form or can be received for a special payment, as well as broadcast videotext.

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Article 3 Prohibited broadcasts, protection of young persons 1 Broadcasts shall be prohibited if they 1. In choosing the time to broadcast films which, under the Protection of Young Persons in Public Act are not to be made accessible to children and adolescents under the age of twelve, consideration shall be given to the well-being of younger children.

Films which, under the Protection of Young Persons in Public Act, are not to be made accessible to children and adolescents under the age of 16 may only be broadcast between The reasons for any such decision to broadcast shall be put down in writing before the transmission and, upon request, communicated to the supervisory authority 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag under state law for private broadcasters in the case of the state public service broadcasting corporations forming the ARD Association of German Public Service Broadcasting Corporations and in the case of the ZDF German Television Channel II to the 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag body.


In guidelines or individual cases they may also impose time limits with regard to films to which the Protection of Young Persons in Public Act does not apply or which, pursuant to the Act, are approved for adolescents under 16 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag of 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag in order to allow for the special circumstances of films transmitted by television, especially television series.

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 14 rundfunkstaatsvertrag protection of young persons.


The commissioner shall have the qualifications necessary for the fulfilment of his tasks.