Professional Photographers Regulation

Original Language Title: Änderung der Berufsfotografen-Verordnung

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345. Regulation of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Family and Youth, amending the Professional Photography Regulation

On the basis of § 18 (1) of the 1994 Commercial Code (Gewerbeordnung)-GewO 1994, BGBl. N ° 194, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 85/2012, shall be arranged:

The Professional Photographer Regulation, BGBl. II No 45/2003, as amended by the BGBl Regulation. II No 399/2008, shall be amended as follows:

1. § 1 Z 2 reads:

" 2.

Certificates of

a)

the successful completion of a university or a university of applied sciences degree course, whose training in the field of art and design lies with a focus specific to the craft sector, and

b)

the successfully completed business examination, insofar as this is not attributable to a regulation in accordance with § 23 (3) of the Regulation (EC) 1994, or "

2. In § 1 the following Z 2a is inserted after Z 2:

" 2a.

Certificates of

a)

the successful completion of a vocational higher school or its special forms with a focus specific to the craft sector and

b)

the successfully completed business examination, insofar as this is not attributable to a regulation in accordance with § 23 (3) of the Regulation (EC) 1994, or "

3. The following Z 9 and 10 shall be added to § 1:

" 9.

Certificates of an uninterrupted three-year independent activity as a press photographer or as a press photographer and photo designer, or

10.

Certificates relating to an uninterrupted three-year independent activity as a professional photographer with limited authorization scope. "

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

" (4) § 1 Z 2, Z 2a, Z 9 and Z 10 in the version of the BGBl Regulation. II No 345/2012, shall enter into force at the end of the day of its operation. "

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