Implementing Provisions Of The Rules On Political Communication And Equality Of Access To Information Relating To Campaigns For The Direct Election Of Municipal Councils, As Well As Deisindaci And Consiglicircoscr ...

Original Language Title: Disposizioni di attuazione della disciplina in materia dicomunicazione politica e di parita' di accesso ai mezzi diinformazione relative alle campagne per l'elezione diretta deisindaci e dei consigli comunali, nonche' dei consiglicircoscr...

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The authority for COMMUNICATIONS GUARANTEES In the Council meeting of April 15, 2015; Having regard to act July 31, 1997, n. 249 laying ' institution of authority for communications guarantees and rules on telecommunications and broadcasting systems»; Having regard to law No 28 February 22, 2000 laying down ' provisions for equal access to the media during election campaigns and referendums for political communication '; Having regard to law No 313 November 6, 2003 laying down ' provisions to implement the principle of pluralism in local radio and television stations programming '; Having regard to the order of the Minister of communications April 8, 2004, emanating the code of self-regulation in accordance with law No 313 November 6, 2003; Having regard to law No 215 November 23, 2012 laying ' provisions to promote rebalancing of gender representation on boards and in local government councils and regional councils. Provisions on equal opportunities in the composition of the boards of competition in public administrations '; Having regard to the Legislative Decree July 31, 2005, # 177, establishing a "single text of audiovisual media services and radio», hereinafter unified text; Having regard to law No 215 July 20, 2004 laying down ' rules on resolving conflicts of interests '; Having regard to the Decree-Law No 27 March 17, 2015, bearing urgent provisions for holding contemporary regional elections and administrative»; Having regard to resolution No 256/10/CSP of December 9, 2010, bearing the "regulation concerning the publication and distribution of the surveys on mass media '; Having regard to resolution No. 22/06/CSP of 1 St February 2006 laying down the implementing provisions of the rules and principles governing political communication and equal access to the media during election not '; Having regard to resolution No. 243/10/CSP of November 15, 2010 laying down «criteria for monitoring the respect of political pluralism and institutional news disseminated by national television networks '; Having regard to the Decree of the President of the Republic May 16, 1960, # 570, establishing a "consolidated text of laws for the composition and election of the administrative organs of the municipal administrations '; Having regard to law no June 7, 1991. 182, establishing standards for the conduct of the elections of the provincial, municipal and District Councils '; Having regard to law No 81 March 25, 1993 laying down ' direct election of the Mayor, the President of the province, the City Council and provincial Council '; Having regard to the Legislative Decree of August 18, 2000, # 267, establishing a ' consolidated view on sorting of local authorities '; Having regard to the Decree-Law July 6, 2011, # 98 laying down "urgent provisions for financial stabilization»; Having regard to act December 23, 2014, # 190, containing "provisions for the preparation of annual and multiannual budget of the State (law of stability 2015) ' and, in particular, article. 1, paragraph 501; Having regard to resolution No 560/14/CONS of November 28, 2014, incorporating "changes and additions to the rules of organization and functioning of the authorities '; Having regard to the Decree-Law No 27 March 17, 2015, bearing urgent provisions for holding contemporary regional elections and administrative»; Having regard to the Decree of the Minister of the Interior of the March 19, 2015 which were laid down for the day May 31, 2015 consultations for the direct election of mayors and municipal councils, and for the day June 14, 2015 any round of balloting for the direct election of mayors of municipalities; Having regard to the special status of the autonomous region of Sardinia, established by constitutional law February 26, 1948, # 3; Having regard to the law of the autonomous region of Sardinia January 17, 2005, n. 2 establishing a «Call municipal and provincial elections '; Having regard to the Decree of the President of the autonomous region of Sardinia # 29 of May 31, 2015, with which he proceeded to fix for the day May 31, 2015, with eventual round of balloting on June 14, 2015, the date of the local elections in the region of Sardinia; View the February 26, 1948 Constitution Act, no. 2 establishing the Statute of the Sicilian region; Having regard to the Decree of the President of the Sicilian region August 20, 1960, # 3, amended by Decree of the President of the Sicilian region April 15, 1970, # 1 laying ' approval of the consolidated laws on the election of the municipal councils in the region of Sicily. View the regional law in Sicily June 3, 2005, # 7, establishing a "new rules for the election of the President of the Sicilian region by universal suffrage and direct. New rules for the election of the Sicilian Regional Assembly. Provisions concerning the election of provincial and Municipal Councils '; Having regard to the Sicilian regional law No 6 April 5, 2011, bearing "changing election rules, composition and loss of municipal and provincial bodies '; Having regard to the Sicilian regional law No 8 April 10, 2013, introducing double standards on representation and gender preference '; Having regard to the Sicilian regional law No 8 March 24, 2014 laying ' institution of the free municipal consortia and metropolitan cities; Having regard to the Decree of the local authorities and the civil service of the region of Sicily No 84 of 1 April 2015, with whom she was scheduled for the day following the June 1 May 31, 2015 with ' the time of the vote for the election of mayors, municipal councils, as well as the election of chairpersons and of Villadoro Borough Council , with eventual round of balloting scheduled for 14 and 15 June following; Having regard to the constitutional law January 31, 1963, n. 1 establishing a special status for the region Friuli Venezia Giulia; Having regard to the law of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia March 27, 1968, # 20, establishing a regional electoral law '; Having regard to the Friuli Venezia Giulia regional law No 14 March 9, 1995 laying down general rules for the municipal elections in the territory of the autonomous region Friuli Venezia Giulia, as well as amendments to the regional law September 12, 1991, # 49»; Having regard to the law of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia April 21, 1999, # 10 laying down standards in municipal and provincial elections, as well as changes to regional law March 9, 1995, n. 14 '; Having regard to the law of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia May 10, 1999, # 13, embodying urgent provisions relating to election of the administrative organs of local authorities, as well as provisions on obligations in electoral matters '; Having regard to the law of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia March 15, 2001, # 9, embodying urgent provisions relating to municipal and provincial elections, as well as amendments and supplements to the regional law n. 49/1995 '; Having regard to the law of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia December 5, 2013, # 19, establishing a "Discipline of the municipal elections and amendments to the law 28/2007 regional regional elections '; Having regard to Decree No 3/G/2015 of March 17, 2015, whereby the regional Minister of civil service, local governments, coordination of reforms, hunting and fishing resources, civil protection officer in the region Friuli Venezia Giulia has set for May 31, 2015 as the date for the elections of mayors and municipal councils; Given that consultations for the direct election of mayors and municipal councils, as well as for the election of District Councils have been fixed for Sunday, May 31, 2015 and that the list of municipalities affected by the rating it is made available on the website of the authority for communications guarantees: www.agcom.it; Conducted consultations with the Parliamentary Commission for general direction and supervision of broadcasting services, provided for by law No 28 February 22, 2000; Having heard the report of Commissioner Mike Parsons, Rapporteur pursuant to art. 31 of regulation on the organisation and operation of the authority;
Resolution: Art. 1 purpose and scope 1. The provisions referred to in this provision, intended to give concrete effect to the principles of pluralism, impartiality, independence, objectivity and comprehensiveness of the broadcasting system, refer to the campaigns for the direct election of mayors and municipal councils, and District Councils, scheduled for the day May 31, 2015, with eventual round of balloting set for the day June 14, 2015 , and shall apply in respect of issuers carrying on the activity of television broadcasting and private sound and the daily and periodical press in the areas concerned by the consultation. 2. In the event of a territorial and temporal coincidence, even partial, of the election campaign in this resolution with other elections, they will be subject to the provisions of law No 28 February 22, 2000, relating to each type of consultation. 3. the provisions referred to in this provision shall not apply to programmes and to transmissions intended to be transmitted exclusively at national level or in areas in which there is no provision for an election referred to in paragraph 1. 4. during the period covered by this measure, stays put for national private broadcasters the obligation of compliance with the General principles relating to information and the protection of pluralism, as laid down in articles 3 and 7 of the consolidated radio and audiovisual media services, in February 22, 2000, law # 28 and in its implementing measures of authority. In particular, on the news and in the programmes of study purposes only, where they take on character with the exposure of electoral and political opinions and evaluations that are relevant to the subject of this decision, consultations are required to ensure the most broad and balanced presence to the various political actors competitors. 5. The provisions of this decision shall cease to have effect at midnight on the last day of vote concerning the consultations referred to in paragraph 1.