The Law Of The Finnish Broadcasting Company Ltd

Original Language Title: Laki Yleisradio Oy:stä

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1993/19931380

In accordance with the decision of Parliament: Chapter 1 General provisions article 1 (14 June 2002/492) from the company's position in the Finnish Broadcasting Company Ltd is in accordance with section 7 of the public service of the Ministry of transport and communications in the field of the administration of the stock of the company. The company may also engage in other activities, in accordance with the statutes.
The company is entitled to carry out the activities provided for in the television and radio. The exercise of the necessary technical operation of the radio equipment, shall apply to the radio Act (1015/2001) and the Telecommunications Act (396/1997).
The company shall apply to the stock of the companies Act (734/1978) subject to the provisions of this Act.
ViestintämarkkinaL 396/1997 ViestintämarkkinaL:lla 393/2003 is repealed. OsakeyhtiöL 734/1978 OsakeyhtiöL:lla 624/2006 is repealed.

§ 2 the company's ownership of the share capital in the company is State-owned and controlled to be the amount that is at least 70 per cent of the company's total shares and the total voting rights.

section 3 (14 June 2002/492) from the company's conditions of activities of the Ministry of transport and communications shall be taken into account in accordance with section 7 of the public service in the development of the operational conditions of the other radio and television activities, research and more.
Chapter 2, section 4 of the company's management of the company's governing bodies are the Board of the company's management bodies, the Board of Directors and the Managing Director of the Director-General.

§ 5 the Board of the company has to be the number of members of the Management Board, which is 21.
The members of the Management Board shall elect the parliamentary election season's first Parliament. Their actions will begin as soon as the next election has been submitted and the election of the members of the Management Board, takes a form that personally identifies you. As members of the Management Board shall select the science, art, education work and means of livelihood and the economic life of the sentient, as well as various social and language groups. (21 January 2000/37)
The Management Board shall elect from among its members a Chairman and a Deputy Chairman from among its members.
4 article has been repealed L:lla Strasbourg/746.

section 6 (19 August 2005/635), the functions of the Administrative Board is the task of the Management Board: 1) to choose from and free the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board, as well as the members of the Board;
2) shall decide on matters relating to the activities of a significant reduction or expansion, or substantial modification of the organisation of the company;
3) to take care of and exercise control over the operation of the public service in accordance with the tasks, the program will have been purchased;
4) to draw up a 6 (a) of the ex ante evaluation in relation to the services and activities provided for in the public service and communication complex of the market as well as in relation to whether they conform to the democratic, social and cultural needs of society, as well as on the basis of the evaluation to decide on the opening of the service or feature or not, and to publish the decision and the reasons; (10.8.2012/474) 5) to decide on the guidelines for the functioning of the economy and;
6) to inspect and approve the report of the Board of Directors; (10.8.2012/474)) to control the company's management and give 7 annual general meeting, to its opinion on the financial statements and the Auditors ' report.
In addition, the Management Board shall each year, by the end of April to Parliament a report on the public service in accordance with section 7 of the command and control of his or her duties during the previous calendar year. Before the adoption of the report will be to hear from Saamelaiskäräjiä. (10.8.2012/474)
In addition, the Management Board of the Board of Directors for other matters.
The Administrative Board shall be convened by the Chairman must be called at the request of at least one third of the members require it in writing that they have announced a referral. The notice of the meeting shall be submitted within one month of the date of the request.

section 6 (a) (10.8.2012/474) the ex-ante evaluation ex-ante evaluation has to be done on the new services and features, which have low impact on the content of the services available on the greater whole and which are no less significant, the duration and cost of the essential ajalliselta. This evaluation can be carried out at the discretion of the Management Board, otherwise, if it is for a reasonable cause.
A preliminary assessment to be made of the Finnish Broadcasting Company or other legal person or natural person at the request of the Management Board, for a justifiable reason, or on its own initiative.
The assessment must be included in the assessment of the impact of the proposed service or activity in the market and competition, as well as other effects.
The drawing up of the competition authority, the assessment must ask for the kuluttajaviranomaisen and the opinions of the key actors in the field, or to consult them by word of mouth. In addition, you can consult other experts deemed to be necessary.

Article 6 (b) (10.8.2012/474), the Government, the company has to be the Government, which includes at least five and not more than eight members, who shall not be members of the Management Board and do not belong to the company's other top executives.
The company's Board must be representative of the diversified expertise and both language groups.
The Government's role is to: 1) to choose from and free the President and ceo of the company, as well as to confirm his salary, as well as other action related to the terms; the Managing Director shall not be a member of the Board of the Council and of the Management Board;
2) to choose from the company's other senior executives, as well as to strengthen their wages and other terms relating to the operations;
3. the budget for the following year) to decide;
4) to convene a general meeting and to prepare for the agenda;
an annual report on the functioning of the company, 5) will provide a Communication to the Office.
Chapter 3, section 7, of the company's tasks (19 August 2005/635), the public service the company's mission is to bring a diverse and inclusive public service television and radio software, peripherals and more services available to everyone on equal terms. The contents of these and other public service facilities may be provided in public communications networks in the national and regional levels. (10.8.2012/474)
In particular, the activities of the public service program: 1) support the participation of the people's power, and each offering a wide range of information, opinions and discussions, as well as the interaction potential;
2) to produce, create, develop and maintain the indigenous culture, art and leisure entertainment; (10.8.2012/474)) to take into account in the software education and the gender dimension, to provide an opportunity for learning and personal development, stress for children and young people, and to provide a devotional; (10.8.2012/474) 4) treat the program running on a comparable basis, the Finnish-and Swedish-speaking population, to provide services in the language of the Sami, Romani and sign as well as, where applicable, in the language of the other language groups in the country;
5) in support of tolerance and multiculturalism, as well as to take care of minority and special groups program also;
6) to promote cultural interaction and maintain the overseas-oriented program;
7) to pass a decree in more detail of the adjustable government announcements and be prepared for the running of the television and radio operations in exceptional circumstances.

section 7 (a) (14 June 2002/492) Material supply differentiation (23.5.2003/396) If the company offers to the public service tv and radio production of the software generated materials other than television and radio operation, it has to be differentiated according to the public service tv and radio and a business from the rest of the public service.
For the purposes of this paragraph, that the use of differentiated eriytettäville operations shall be distributed for the operation of the income statement and balance sheet for the public service also. Profit and loss account and balance sheet, which must be derived from the records of the company, shall be, mutatis mutandis, to the accounting Act (1336/1997) in accordance with the provisions of the. (No/396)
If the company to the public service tv and radio operation produced material in order to offer it elsewhere than in the operation of television and radio, it must be on the same terms as the company for the disposal of material for use outside of the company.
4 L:lla 10.8.2012/474 is repealed.

section 8 (No/396) Other tasks of the general meeting may decide to change the articles of association so that the company is also engaged in activities other than in accordance with section 7 of the public service. Such activities are to be differentiated according to the accounts of public service activities.

8 (a) in the section (No/396) separation of network service If the company provides the communications market Act (393/2003) referred to in article 2 of the Web service, it has to be differentiated according to the network services associated with the provision of accounting activities.
2 L:lla 10.8.2012/474 is repealed.
Chapter 4 (Strasbourg/746) (Strasbourg/746) Chapter 4 is repealed L:lla Strasbourg/746.
Chapter 5 miscellaneous provisions article 12 (14 June 2002/492) a ban on the advertising of the company is not allowed to post advertising on television or radio to improve our software and other various telecommunications networks to safeguard the public service task in the context of the content of the services.
The company does not produce a sponsored program.

12 (a) of section (10.8.2012/474), the financial supervisory agency of communication tasks to the CRA monitors the 7 (a), 8, 9 (a) and section 12 's compliance, as well as the fact that there is no price undercutting and cross-subsidisation.
Company shall submit a communication to the Office by the end of April each year, financial statements, profit and loss accounts and balance sheets of differentiated activities annex information, as well as the company's Auditors ' opinion on the calculation of differentiation. The company shall, at the request of the Office of communications also notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, under the supervision of the information necessary to submit to the other.

If a company violates the 7 (a), 8, 8, 12 or 13 (a) the provisions of section, the CRA may require the company to correct the error or omission. The threat of a fine or a periodic penalty payment was intended to be an obligation to set the threat that without the expense of a company are carried out by a left action.
The threat of the fine and the threat of a penalty provided for by law, teettämis (1113/1990).

Article 12 (b) (10.8.2012/484) report on the Communications to the Office by the end of April of each year, the company is to provide Communication to the Agency a report on the service provided during the previous calendar year. The report is to present information, which are necessary for the Communication of the Agency's monitoring of the operation of television and radio.
Communication to the Council on the report of the Office shall state its opinion and 12 (a) the financial statements referred to in section (2) of the decision on the basis of supporting documents by the end of September. Opinion of the Committee on the Parliament shall be notified, which deals with matters relating to the merger of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
Chapter 6, section 13 of the entry into force of the date of entry into force of this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1994.
Measures for the implementation of this Act may be taken prior to its entry into force.

One of the provisions of article 14 of this law shall be repealed: 1. the right to dispose of the Council of State for broadcasting), the State acquired the property limited company law on 18 may 1934 (216/34), as amended, and the later 2) 20 February 1987 fixing conditions for the application of article 6 of the Telecommunications Act the Act.

the Council of State, section 15, of the transitional provision in the broadcasting licence granted by the Finnish Broadcasting Company Ltd Ab shall cease to be valid at the date of entry into force of this law.
Oy Yleisradio Ab on 16 April 1991, the Administrative Council of the entry into force of this law, the selected entry will continue to operate in accordance with this law, as the end of the current term of Office of the Management Board. The Management Board shall take the transitional solutions on 1 January 1990, shall be opened in respect of the designated officers for a term of five years. The transitional period shall be deemed to be finished by the end of 1994.
THEY 124/93, Kouba 14/93 acts entry into force and application in time: 17 March 1995/340: this law shall enter into force on the 20th day of March 1995.
LA 110/94, Strasbourg 19/94/746 PeVM: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1999.
Measures for the implementation of this Act may be taken prior to its entry into force.
THEY 34/1998, SuVM 6/3/1998, Kouba, 1998, EV 21 January 2000/87/1998, 37: this law shall enter into force on 1 March 2000.
THEY PeVM 10/98/1999, 1999, of 14 June 2002, 143/1999/492 EV: this law shall enter into force on 1 July 2002.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the necessary steps in the implementation of the law.
THEY 241/2001 on the PeVL 8/2002, Kouba 5/2002 RSV 66/2002 No/396: this law shall enter into force on 25 July 2003.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the necessary steps in the implementation of the law.
THEY'RE 112/2002, Kouba 26/2002, EV 272/2002 on the framework directive 2002/21/EC (framework directive); OJ No l L 108, authorisation directive 2002/20/EC; OJ No l L 108, the Access Directive 2002/19/EC; OJ No l L 108, universal service directive 2002/22/EC; OJ No l L 108 19.8.2005/635: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2006.
This law under section 6(1) to (4) shall apply for the first time in years 2005 and 2006, a report on the case.
The necessary measures can be taken in the implementation of the law prior to the entry into force of the law.
THEY'RE 43/2005, Kouba 16/2005, 10.8.2012/2005/474 EV 80: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2013.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the necessary steps in the implementation of the law.
THEY'RE 29/8/2012, 2012, Kouba EV 64/2012