Regulation (2013:9) If Audio Newspapers And Receiving Equipment

Original Language Title: Förordning (2013:9) om taltidningar och mottagarutrustning

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Introductory provisions

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

disabilities, or

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


Caseload management

§ 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

Audio 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 Internet.

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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