Law No. 145 of 26 July 2000 on the approval of the Government's Emergency Ordinance No. 48/1999 modification and completion of the audiovisual Law nr. 48/1992 published in PARLIAMENT ISSUING the OFFICIAL GAZETTE nr. 354 of 28 July 2000, the Romanian Parliament adopts this law.
Article 1 shall approve the Emergency Ordinance of Government No. 48 of 21 April 1999 on the amendment and completion of the audiovisual Law nr. 48/92, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 173 of 23 April 1999, with the following amendments: 1. In article I, paragraph 2, article 15 (b)) shall read as follows: "(b)) art. 14. (4) when the validity of the license and, implicitly, of an authorization and technical decision of approval shall be extended for such period not exceeding the time limits laid down by law for the entry into service of the new broadcasting stations. "
2. In article I, section 3, article 18 (1) and (3) shall read as follows: Art. 18. — (1) the National Agency for communications and Informatics can offer National Council of audiovisual, electromagnetic compatibility reasons, change frequency set out in the license, without interrupting the service, with the provision of and ensuring equivalent quality receptions, as well as other technical characteristics involved.
(3) National Agency for communications and computer science will provide the National Audiovisual Council, upon request and as far as the technical possibilities, the list of available frequencies in the 900 MHz frequency band 87.5-08, to replace those occupied 66-73 MHz band, for radio stations operating in this band and the only places where companies do not hold a license for broadcasting in band 87.5-108 MHz. These common will be communicated to the National Council of the audiovisual sector within 60 days of the request. Within 30 days of receipt of the broadcasting frequency National Council will make the necessary changes in emission licenses, with deadlines for validity. 14. (1) holders will present licenses amended national agency for communications and information technology, in order to obtain new technical approvals, necessary to amend decision permitting. "
3. In article I, section 4, article 43 (1) shall read as follows: Art. 43. — (1) For emission licenses and authorisation decisions, issued by the National Council of the audiovisual sector, as well as for technical operating permits issued by National Agency for communications and Informatics for broadcasting stations operating in the band asked 66-73 MHz is extended upon request, the period of validity until 31 December 2001, if there is no possibility of favouring technique according to art. 18 paragraph 1. (3)."
Article 2 of the Broadcasting Law nr. 48/92, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 104 of 25 May 1992, with subsequent amendments and additions, including those brought by this law, will be republished in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, posing a new texts.
This law was adopted by the Senate at its meeting on 26 June 2000, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (1) of the Constitution of Romania.
SENATE CHAIRMAN MIRCEA IONESCU-QUINTUS this law was adopted by the Chamber of deputies at its meeting on 28 June 2000, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
p. PRESIDENT CHAMBER of DEPUTIES, BOGDAN NICULESCU-DUVAZ-----