Amendment Of The Federal Law On The Resale Price Maintenance For Books

Original Language Title: Änderung des Bundesgesetzes über die Preisbindung bei Büchern

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79 federal law that modifies the Federal Act on the resale price maintenance for books

The National Council has decided:

The Federal Act on the price-fixing for books, Federal Law Gazette I no. 45/2000, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 82/2009, is amended as follows:

1 1 first sentence reads §:

"This federal law applies to the Publisher, the import and trade with German-language books, E-books and music."

2. paragraph 2 No. 2: "2. importer, who after Austria introduces a product within the meaning of § 1 professional sales or professional in the cross-border trade to final consumers in Austria sells a product in the sense of § 1;"

3. in article 2 No. 6 is the point replaced with a semi-colon and following no. 7 appended:

"7 E-book, a storable and retrievable digital book content that will be made readable through suitable devices, such as in particular E-readers, tablets and Smartphones."

The following paragraph 3 is added to § 4. 8:

"I no. 79/2014 (3) § 1, § 2 Nos. 2, 6 and 7, and article 9 in the version of Federal Law Gazette with 1.12.2014 into force."

5. in paragraph 9, the phrase "The Federal Minister / the Federal Minister for education, art and culture" by the phrase "The Chancellor / Chancellor" will be replaced.