The Amendments To The Law On Electronic Communications

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Elektronisko sakaru likumā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2016/108.3

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on electronic communications make electronic communications Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2004, nr. 23; 2005; 2006, nr. 12, no 24; 2007, 12 no, no. 15; 2008; 2009, No 14; Latvian journal, 2010, 102, 206. no; 88. in 2011, no; 13, no. 232; 2014, 17, 60 no). the amendments are as follows: 1. Article 1:38.1 points to express the following: "381) to access the data feed, the operator provides an electronic communications service other electronic communications operator to offer the end user a broadband access to the internet and other electronic communications services, which are delivered via internet protocol;"; make 42 as follows: "42) radio equipment — equipment that emits or captures radio waves to ensure radio or radionoteikšan, or equipment, to which must be added to the radio waves radiating assistive device emitting or receiving radio waves, to ensure radio or radionoteikšan;"; to make the following point 28.1: "452) special radiolīdzekļ: radio waves radiating equipment, which the national defence and security needs using deliberate creation of harmful interference to hinder or stop the Junk radio;"; turn off 47.2 and 47.3 points. 2. Add to article 8, the first subparagraph of paragraph 23 with the following: "23) monitored to comply with the laws and regulations of requirements about data flow rate and volume of data without limitation, providing public internet access service, and that these requirements would be included in the electronic communications service contract." 3. Article 19: turn off the first part of paragraph 6; to supplement the first part with 26 as follows: "26) if electronic communications merchant providing public mobile communications network, it received notification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the disaster or catastrophic risks related to the person's life or health, as soon as possible, send a text message to their communications to users and subscribers in the relevant country information prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the potential threat of action."; turn off the second part of paragraph 1 and 1.1; turn off the second part of paragraph 2, the words "and comprehensive telephone directory enquiry service"; make the second subparagraph of paragraph 4 by the following: "4) your voice telephony subscribers to provide the opportunity to be included in a public subscriber list."; turn off the second part of paragraph 5. 4. Turn off the fourth paragraph of article 23. 5. Make the text of article 40 as follows: "Governor, taking into account the results of the analysis of the market, can the electronic communications operator with significant market power to determine, the following amend or revoke the obligation of equal treatment in the access or interconnection in a specific market: 1) the obligation to apply equivalent conditions in equivalent conditions for other electronic communications operators who provide the equivalent electronic communications services; 2) obligation to provide another electronic communications operator to equivalent electronic communication services, to ensure equal access to information and the same quality and with the same conditions under which the electronic communications operator even provides electronic communications services, provides access to and information on their related business operators; 3) obligation to provide another electronic communications operator to equivalent electronic communication services, to ensure equal access to information and the same quality and with the same conditions under which this electronic communications merchant related Merchant provides electronic communications services, provides access to and information. " 6. Replace the first subparagraph of article 45, fifth paragraph, the third subparagraph of article 60 and article 65 of the sixth paragraph, the words "official publication" journal "by the words" in its homepage on the internet ". 7. in article 46: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the order in which are offered on the market radio equipment, installed and used, as well as the monitoring of their use is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers." turn off the third; to supplement the article with the seventh subparagraph by the following: "(7) it shall be prohibited to use and distribute the Terminal to which the unauthorized change of the electronic communications network for the identification of the required data, as well as to carry out activities related to terminal equipment identifier assigned to unauthorized modification or misuse of Terminal decoupling operation on another network if its industrial custom action for a given electronic communication network." 8. Express article 62, the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the Governor shall determine and regularly review the universal service in the service list, service volume, geographic territory and end user, provided that the end users will have the right of access to public electronic communications network for voice telephony call and fax messages and data to send messages with data rates that are sufficient to provide internet access, and that people with disabilities are eligible for special services. If any of those services Regulator provides a market, it is not included in the universal service obligations. The Governor may set a reasonable determination of the tariff principles. " 9. Article 63 off the words "comprehensive telephone directory enquiry service and comprehensive, subscriber list". 10. Add to article 71 of the eighth by the following: "(8) the electronic communications operator may process the location data without their consent of the user or of the Subscriber, if the location of the data processing is necessary to send this law, article 19, first paragraph, the information referred to in paragraph 26. 11. transitional provisions: replace paragraph 14, the words and figures "up to 2017 January 1" with the words and figures "up to 2018 January 1"; to make the following points 20.1: "20.1 Cabinet to 2017 31 December issue 25 of this law article referred to in the second subparagraph."; transitional provisions be supplemented with 40 and 41 the following: "40. Article 40 of this law the new version shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. 41. The Regulator until 2017 January 1 issue of article 62 of this law provided for in the first subparagraph for the universal service. Until this law, the entry into force of the Regulator 4 December 2013 decision No 1/32 "rules on universal service in electronic communications sector", to the extent not inconsistent with this Act. " 12. Add to the informative reference to directives of the European Union with the following paragraph 12: ' 12) the European Parliament and of the Council on 2014 16 April 2014/53/EU directive on the harmonisation of the laws of Member States relating to the availability of radio equipment on the market and repealing Directive 1999/5/EC. " The law shall enter into force on 13 June 2016. The Parliament adopted the law of 19 may 2016. The President r. vējonis 2016 in Riga on June 6.