Price Transparency Regulation Fuel Prices 2011

Original Language Title: Preistransparenzverordnung Treibstoffpreise 2011

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246. Regulation of the Federal Minister of economy, family and youth concerning notification and reporting of fuel prices on the price transparency database according to the price transparency law (price transparency regulation fuel prices 2011)

On the basis of the § 1a of the price transparency law, BGBl. No. 761/1992, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 54/2011, is prescribed:

§ 1 (1) operators of service stations, the also consumers (§ 1 KSchG) fuels Professional offer, each excellent in their gas station area prices for diesel fuel and gasoline 95 octane within half an hour after the respective price change on the price transparency database of E-control in electronic form to sign. A new fuel price is set at 12:00, this is reported immediately to. The price reports have to be made via an electronic platform provided by E-control or of an automated short message service - SMS. The E-control has to confirm the message carried the gas station operators. Gas station operators have to report the E-control for publication to the database of the opening hours of the respective gas station, the type of the form, the available payment methods, access and other facilities.

(2) the E-control has to provide an authenticated access for data entry via the electronic platform and for data entry via SMS available gas station operators for the purpose of price reporting. The gas station operator have to register with the E-control.

2. (1) has the E-control to provide location-based queries, through consumer and competition-conform to announce the cheapest prices in the immediate vicinity. To avoid the possible inexpediency of vast commutes and their environmental impact, also the other stations in the immediate vicinity are without leading quotations, which have the lowest prices.

(2) for the purposes of the broadest information to consumers about the current price situation, E-control can be given by motorists Club terms of use currently cheapest prices available. If the motorist clubs offer consumers to the cheapest petrol station along a main travel route queries, the corresponding data for each specific query be made them available. The terms of use can include regulations on the non-commercial use of this information and the representation of re-use.

§ 3. The E-control is obliged to retain data for a period of at least one year. She reported data in a summary report to the Federal Minister of Economics, quarterly to prepare family and youth to represent being in particular prices and frequency of price changes, as well as the queries. This report of the E-control is to provide also the Association for consumer information and the Federal Chamber of labour see delivery of the electronic data bases.

§ 4 section 1 paragraph 2 of this regulation into force with expiration of the day of its announcement, and the remaining provisions enter into force seven days after their announcement. The database will be maintained until August 15, 2011 as a trial run. A punishment of violations of the provisions of this regulation is from August 16, 2011. The regulation shall enter with force to 31 December 2013.