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section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid
to audio newspapers and about who can get receiving equipment
and special subscriptions which allow the reception of
Audio newspapers through the internet.
Support under this Regulation shall be in accordance with the Commission's
decision of 20 december 2011 on the application of article
106(2) of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union on
State aid in the form of public service compensation
granted to certain undertakings entrusted with the
services of general economic interest
section 2 of this Regulation shall not apply to such radio magazines,
cassette newspapers and radio ever speech synthesis papers
(RATS-magazines) referred to in the Ordinance (1988:582) if
State aid to the radio and cassette newspapers.
section 3 of this regulation,
newspaper: same as in press subsidy regulation
target group: people with such disabilities as
means that they are unable to take part in a regular daily newspaper,
talking newspaper: a recording of a newspaper that can
be listened to and intended for persons belonging to
the target group.
The purpose of the aid
4 § the purpose of the scheme is to so many people in
audience as possible to have access to newspapers.
Conditions for support
§ 5 If there are funds, State aid within the meaning of this
Regulation for the issuance of talking newspapers.
section 6 of the Newspaper company that markets, sells and administers
plan on talking newspapers may apply for assistance under this
A prerequisite for support is that the newspaper company, set a
model of the talking newspaper applied for to the authority
for available media and that it sells
Audio newspaper subscription only to persons belonging to
the target group or to such organizations, institutions
or health care facilities that serve the audience.
7 § support for publishing activities of the talking newspaper may be submitted on paper
1. only one version of a newspaper,
2. a version of a newspaper content
aligned with respect to one or more
3. a version referred to in 1 or 2 in combination with a
compilation of material from one or more additional
newspapers which are also available as audio newspapers.
If local newspapers or local editions of the
newspapers are part of such a statement as referred to in
the first subparagraph, the aid is provided only on the geographic
the proliferation of audio newspapers, therefore, can be enhanced or
the number of subscribers can be expected to increase.
section 8 aid may not be paid for the issue of audio newspapers as
contains nothing but
1. such material referred to in section 7,
2. information on the materials referred to in paragraph 7 of the coverage,
3. such data on Deputy to a Publisher
referred to in Chapter 3. section 10 of the Act (1991:1559) with instructions on
tryckfrihetsförordningens and freedom of Constitution
§ 9 the Board sound editing at the Agency for accessible
Media examines questions about support for the publishing of audio newspapers
According to this regulation.
section 10 a decision on aid shall be subject to conditions. These should
indicated in the decision.
The amount of aid
section 11 of the Board sound editing at the Agency for accessible
Media determines the size of the aid. Factors that particularly
shall be taken into account when the amount of aid is determined is taltidningens
frequency, number of subscribers and the cost of
marketing of audio newspaper.
Aid may not exceed the cost of the newspaper
section 12 of the newspaper companies that received aid under this regulation
shall, at the request of the Board to sound editing at the Agency for
accessible media provide an accounting of revenues and
the costs of publication of audio newspaper.
Refunds and chargebacks
section 13 A newspaper company that received assistance under this
Regulation are repayable if
1. newspaper company by providing incorrect information or
in any other way has caused that the aid supplied incorrectly
or with excessive amounts,
2. the aid for any other reason than those referred to in paragraph 1 has
given incorrectly or with excessive amounts and
newspaper company should have known this,
3. the terms of the decision on the aid have not been fulfilled, or
4. press the company does not provide such a report as referred to
in section 12.
section 14 of the Board sound editing at the Agency for accessible
Media may decide that the aid granted in whole or in part
should not be paid on any of the grounds referred to in paragraph 13 of
section 15 If a newspaper companies are repayable according to
section 13, should sound editing Board of the Authority for the available
media decide to fully or partially recover the aid.
section 16 If an amount has been recovered by virtue of section 15 does not
paid on time, the penalty interest rate
(1975:635) is levied on the amount.
section 17 if there are special reasons, sound editing Board
Authority for accessible media in whole or in part shall remit
a claim for refund under section 15 or a requirement for interest
According to section 16.
section 18 Authority for accessible media to each year to
Government offices (Ministry of industry) report which
aid under this regulation has been submitted to the
newspaper companies during the year.
Receiving equipment and special subscriptions
section 19 of The subscribing to a talking newspaper is to receive
Special receiving equipment unless he or she has need of
such equipment. If there are special reasons, the
Subscribe to a talking newspaper even outlining a plan that
enables the reception of audio newspapers through the internet.
Board sound editing at the Agency for accessible media
examining questions about special receiving equipment and subscriptions
and providing the necessary receiving equipment and
subscriptions that enable reception of audio newspapers via
The equipment and the subscription must be disposed free of charge.
section 20 Authority for accessible media may provide
regulations on the enforcement of this regulation.
section 21 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions
If an appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions
than a decision under section 14 and section 19 should not, however, be appealed.
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