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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 of the licence size etc.
Chapter 2 Media License and radio license for households
Chapter 3 Media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc.
Chapter 4 License reductions and exemptions
Chapter 5 accountability and penalty provisions, etc.
Chapter 6 entry into force and transitional provisions The full text of the Executive order on license
Under section 69, paragraph 69 (a), section 70, § 71, and section 93 of the Act on broadcasting activity, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 338 of 11. April 2007, fixed:
The licence size etc.
§ 1. After radio and television section 69 shall be paid media license for appliances, which can receive and reproduce the image programs or services that are issued to the public, and radio license for appliances, which alone can receive and reproduce radio programmes, which are broadcast to the public. Radio license and media license is called hereafter as a generic license. License collected by DR, DR License.
(2). By appliances, which can receive and reproduce the image programs or services that are issued to the public, for the purposes
1) television receivers or similar image viewers,
2) PCs or similar devices that can receive and reproduce the image programs or services, provided that, at the same time via the appliance is access to the internet, or other network, with a download speed of 256 Kbit/s or more,
3) PCs with receive devices that can receive and reproduce the image programs and services via radio waves or network (tv tuners), or
4) other wireless devices can receive and reproduce the image programs and services, which are issued to the public, including URf.eks. PDAs, mobile phones with internet access, etc.
(3). By appliances, which alone can receive and reproduce radio programmes, which are broadcast to the public, shall mean equipment which cannot receive and reproduce the image programs or services, but possibly the text and whose primary function is to receive and reproduce radio programmes, which are broadcast to the public.
(4). Are we alone in the possession of an appliance, which alone can receive and reproduce radio programmes, which are broadcast to the public, see. paragraph 1, this implies only a duty to pay radio licence.
§ 2. Licensing and collection letter fee is:
Incl. 25 per cent.
From 1. januar 2008
21.34 100.00 Media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc.
Fra 1. januar 2009
21.34 100.00 Media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc.
Fra 1. januar 2010
21.34 100.00 Media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc.
Stk. 2. Media and radio license is calculated and paid with a license for a 6 month period in advance. Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. is calculated and paid with a license a year in advance, without prejudice. Cape. 3.
(3). If the license charges relate to months, see. section 8, paragraphs 3 and 4, for which there is no fixed license fee, see. (1) paid license with an amount per month is equivalent to tax rates from 1. January 2010. When the license from 1. January 2011 is provided, make DR, DR License a rollback.
§ 3. Payment obligation shall be the responsibility of the holder/user, regardless of whether the instrument is owned, rented, loaned or placed on probation, see. However, section 15, paragraph 6. If the user is a person other than the holder, shall be the responsibility of the payment obligation to the user.
(2). Payment obligation arises regardless of the further use of the appliance, including the channel, site or service in general choose.
(3). Payment obligation arises, notwithstanding it is distributed, antenna conditions or server capacity with program or service provider for the reception of image applications or services.
(4). Payment obligation arises, the day following that on which the appliance is placed.
§ 4. Payment obligation shall lapse on the day after that possession of the appliance ceases, and DR License has received cancellation, see. section 1, paragraphs 5 and 6, and article 6, paragraphs 1 to 3. If there is signing up again after less than 3 months, however, the license is paid also for the interim period.
To and unsubscribing
§ 5. The holder/user of a machine must to DR License within 14 days after bulleted list to inform:
1) full name,
2) personal identification number,
3) address and possibly. additional address,
4) Setup date and
5) appliance-type (radio apparatus or appliances, which can receive and reproduce the image programs or services).
(2). Businesses, institutions, associations, etc. must also disclose:
1) company registration number, VAT number or other business identification number, and
2) phone number.
(3). If an owner/user acquires an appliance for which you want to be paid a different rate than the holder/user license currently pays the holder/user make renewed registration according to the rules laid down in paragraph 1.
(4). At registration, including change of machine-type, can license for the remainder of the license period is adjusted separately or at the next ordinary call-in termin.
(5). If registration is not made in due time shall be calculated after payment with the licence fee rates applicable at the time when the license obligation is established. DR License can ignore from brief delay of enrollment.
(6). Amount less than 50 USD for a little paid license is not charged.
§ 6. When the possession of an appliance ceases to be the holder/user unsubscribe from it, see. § 4.
(2). If a cancellation is made, the holder/user indicate whether he still is in possession of other appliances, URf.eks. Radio appliances.
(3). Cancellation must be made in writing to DR License. (UN) has no earlier than the effect from the day, DR License recipient unsubscribe.
(4). If a cancellation is made be refunded too much paid license. Amount less than 50 USD, however, not be refunded.
§ 7. Registration and deregistration forms for licensing can be obtained from DR License, DR Byen, PO box 888, 0999 Copenhagen C, Tel. 70 20 13 13. Registration and cancellation can also be done via the Internet and by e-mail www.dr.dk/licens email@example.com.
Media licensing and radio license for households
§ 8. License shall be paid half-yearly in advance, taking paid either:
1) media license, covering household appliances under section 1, paragraphs 2 and 3, or
2) radio license that covers household appliances pursuant to section 1, paragraph 3.
(2). Arises, the obligation to pay a licence in the course of a month, pay a proportionate share of the license, as referred to in section 2.
(3). Licence payers can in connection with enrollment or later choose the payment month.
(4). Unless the license payer even choose another payment month, see. paragraph 3 shall be determined on the basis of this sign-up date.
§ 9. License paid for households to cover possession of license for providing sets of:
1) housing (s),
2) holiday home (s),
3) cars, and
(2). Also covers the license possession of all portable appliances and their own appliances brought outside the home, unless the holder/user has registered address on the site and are aged 18 or over.
(3). A household includes in this order the licence payer, his/her cohabiting spouse or common-law partner in the marital relationship and their children living at home, provided that they are registered with the population register at the same address.
(4). A household, see. paragraph 3, also includes licensed man's spouse or cohabiting in the marital relationship, which has registered address in residential facilities and the like. created pursuant to §§ 107 and 108, as well as section 192 of the Act on social services.
(5). Residents of older and disabled suitable housing in accordance with the law on social housing, etc. as well as residents in colleges and the like. pay self license when they are in possession of the device (s) in their own homes.
§ 10. The licence fee is due in advance of a 6-month period on the last business day of the previous period. The licence must be paid no later than the last business day of the previous period.
§ 11. Post Denmark's stamp on the payment slip or receipt from a financial institution is valid receipt. Through the use of electronic payments, URf.eks. via online banking, and payment slip or payment service systems account must be charged not later than the last business day of the month in the prior period.
§ 12. If the license has not been paid within three weeks after the last payment date, printed a timely reminder that includes license amount and a reminder fee, see. § 2. DR License can repeat this reminder procedure or choose immediately to leave the recovery of the amount due under section 13.
(2). Accrued interest on both license fees and other amounts due from the due date, see. law on radio and television activities § 69 a, paragraph 2.
§ 13. If licensed, accrued interest, reminder fee and other sums due are not paid in full, can still DR License entrust the recovery of the amounts due to the Tax.
(2). DR License can also send the requirement for judicial recovery of debts, without prejudice. Code of civil procedure kap. 45-47, as well as tax recovery Act.
(3). DR License can to credit reporting agencies disclose information about license payers, which stands in arrears to DR License, when debt obligation stated in an order, or there has been a supply to the bailiff paper or similar debt obligation, possibly in connection with the submission of Declaration of insolvency or debtor's written acknowledgment of debt.
(4). The costs associated with the collection of debts by and by recovery by Tax is the responsibility of the debtor.
§ 14. DR Licence may, on request, grant deferment of payment of private persons. Accrued interest from the due date until payment is made, see. Article 12, paragraph 2.
(2). DR License may be wholly or partly write off or forgive overdue license, accrued interest, reminder fees and other amounts due after similar rules that apply to the cancellation of other public debt.
Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc.
§ 15. Businesses, institutions, associations, etc. pay media licence for companies, institutions, associations, etc. without prejudice to article. section 2, paragraph 1. This license must be paid for a licence for providing AIDS in private as well as public companies, institutions, associations, etc., as set out in their premises, including communal areas, vehicles, boats, etc., companies, institutions, associations, etc. do not pay radio licence.
(2). There should only be paid for media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc., that have one or more employees.
(3). Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. paid also for license payers appliances URf.eks. in:
1) course-and holiday centres,
2) rental holiday cottages, and
3) holiday homes sold on timeshare basis, regardless of whether the individual user pays separate license, see. § 3.
(4). Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. paid for the licence for providing AIDS established by companies, institutions, associations, etc. in guest housing and the like, who is made available free of charge for temporary stay. DR License may require supporting evidence.
(5). For a device that is placed in the premises, which at the same time used by a household, which only paid media license, see. section 2, paragraph 1.
(6). Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. covers, notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 5 above, if applicable. PCs set up in connection with the employer's paid domestic jobs IE. jobs, where both pc ´ ere as well as access to the Internet, etc. is paid by the employer, but not other license payers appliances at the residence address. For these devices to be paid media license, see. section 2, paragraph 1. DR License may require supporting evidence.
§ 16. Residents in residential housing and the like created pursuant to §§ 107 and 108 and § 192 of the Act on social services pays license according to the rules laid down in Chapter 2 of the appliances in the resident's own home, where they have a registered address in botilbuddet, etc. and are aged 18 or over, see. § 9, paragraph 2.
(2). However, the paid media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc. for device (s) set out in the residents ' own rooms in accommodation facilities created pursuant to sections 109 and 110 of the law on social services.
§ 17. Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. paid with one license on an annual basis in advance, since the license covers all licence payers appliances in the economic activity, institution, associations, etc. at that address. Businesses, institutions, associations, etc. must pay a media license for companies, institutions, associations, etc. per address.
(2). Arises, the obligation to pay media licence for companies, institutions, associations, etc. during the year, shall be paid a prorated share of the persons license, see. section 2, paragraph 1.
§ 18. Exempt from the media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. and for registration under section 5 is:
1) appliances, which alone can receive and reproduce radio programmes, which are broadcast to the public,
2) machines with radio and television retailers, who alone is established for the purpose of sale, demonstration and rental,
3) appliances in companies whose principal activity is the rental of radio and television sets, and which are used exclusively for rental,
4) apparatus for use in the production and repair of radio and television equipment and the production of programmes and copies thereof,
5) appliances in diplomatic and consular representations, issued
6) appliances in international organizations, with which there are signed a host agreement with Denmark,
7) apparatus for operating under the Defense Ministry, and
8) apparatus for operating needs during rescue preparedness.
§ 19. The license period for media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. is the calendar year. Media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. for a license period shall be due and payable on the last business day in the first quarter. sections 11, 12, 13 and 14 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the media licensing for businesses, institutions, associations, etc. .
License reductions and exemptions
§ 20. DR license may, on application, grant an exemption for retirees and reducing radio license to half-sister media license if the pensioner has a personal surcharge percentage at 100, see. section 31, paragraph 3, of the law on social pensions or section 29, paragraph 3, of the law on the highest, middle, elevated plain and ordinary anticipatory pension, etc.
(2). Exemption/reduction will lapse if the condition in paragraph 1 asked is no longer met. The pensioner has a duty to give DR License notice.
(3). Application form for exemption/reduction available from DR License and in the applicant's municipality.
§ 21. DR license may, on application, grant the blind and severely visually impaired persons living alone or living in households only with other people who are blind or severely visually impaired persons and/or children under 18 years of age exemption for media license. These people are paying radio licence instead. By blind and severely visually impaired means any person who is a member of the Danish society for the blind or to fulfil the conditions to become a member of the Danish society for the blind.
(2). Blind and severely visually impaired persons who are exempt from the media licence pursuant to the existing provisions will continue to be exempt from media license, see. (1).
§ 22. Exempt from licensing is apparatus laid down for private use by diplomatic or consular representations issued its own nationals as well as such foreign nationals who are affiliated with international organizations, with which there are signed a host agreement with Denmark.
(2). It is a condition for exemption under paragraph 1, that the person concerned foreign national has not been registered in the population register/CPR.
(3). DR License may require proof of citizenship and employment relationships.
Accountability and penalty provisions, etc.
§ 23. Companies that sell/rent appliances, which can receive and reproduce the image programs and services to consumers, must provide License information on DR name and full address of each buyer or tenant, as well as date of sale/rental, in accordance with the guidelines set out by DR License. Notice of end of sale/rental must be submitted before the end of the following quarter.
(2). Corporate reporting obligations pursuant to paragraph 1 shall apply without prejudice to the buyer or tenant's use of sold/leased machines, including whether bought/rented pc or similar devices that can receive and reproduce the image programs and services, have access to the internet or other networks in accordance with section 1, paragraph 2, no. 2.
(3). There must not be given information about the sale/rental of radio sets or mobile phones.
§ 24. If the registration requirement under section 5 is not met, DR License charge a control charge. The amount of control the levy corresponding to the amount of minimum 500 license evaded us. Concerning a control charge may be brought before the Court, without prejudice. law on radio and television activities § 71, paragraphs 5-8. License payer shall submit application across from Treasure.
§ 25. DR license may conclude an agreement with the public authorities on non-human correlation with external databases in order to ensure that retirees continue to comply with the section 20 (1) of the disadvantaged condition.
(2). An interconnection regime in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be notified to the Data Inspectorate.
(3). Correlation of the basic regulation. (1) must be done according to the rules laid down in the Act on processing of personal data.
section 26. In repeated or serious cases punishable with fine pursuant to section 93 of the Act on radio and television company, if the obligation to report the possession, sale or lease in accordance with §§ 5 and 23 are not met.
Date of entry into force and transitional provisions
§ 27. The notice shall enter into force on the 2. April 2008.
section 28. License, see. § 2, is provided by the Minister of culture and approved by the Finance Committee, in accordance with article 3. Act 65 of 7. December 2006.
section 29. Executive Order No. 1657 by 14. December 2006 on the licence are hereby repealed.
The Ministry of culture, the 4. March 2008 Brian M/Lars m. Banke
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