Law (2008:418) With Temporary Provisions For Permission To Broadcast Local Radio

Original Language Title: Lag (2008:418) med tillfälliga bestämmelser om tillstånd att sända lokalradio

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The scope of the law

section 1 of this Act includes temporary provisions authorising

to broadcast local radio.

section 2 of the provisions of the Act apply instead of

-Chapter 5. 6 and 13 of the Broadcasting Act (1996:844), and

-paragraph 3 (a) and (b) the transitional provisions to the Act

(2001:272) to amend the Broadcasting Act (1996:844).

In the case of permission to broadcast local radio terms otherwise

radio and television law and the transitional provisions to the Act

(2001:272) to amend the Broadcasting Act (1996:844).

Licensing period

section 3 of the Radio and TV authority decides on issues concerning permission to

send local radio.

The licence period is one year from 1 January 2009.

Radio and TV authority may impose an additional

the authorisation period not exceeding one year.

Extension of authorization

4 section A licence holders who want to get their permits extended to

apply for it in Radio and TV authority not later than four months prior to the

the authorisation period.

section 5 applies for an authorization within the period referred to in paragraph 4 If

extension of their authorisation, this may be extended by

an additional authorisation period, unless there is a basis for

to revoke the authorisation pursuant to Chapter 11. radio and Television Act


Other condition than those originally announced

under the repealed local radio Act (1993:120) may not

extended if

1. the licensee has essentially violated the terms

According to Chapter 5. 10 or section 11 of the Broadcasting Act (1996:844) has

together with the broadcasting licence,

2. the licensee has essentially violated the provision on

own material in Chapter 6. 7 a of the Broadcasting Act, and it does not

There is a particular reason to permit shall be renewed, or

3. changes in technology or in the use of

radio frequencies on the basis of international agreements

as Sweden joined the causes a new State with

the same conditions would not be notified.

section 6 of That licence holders under section 5 shall also be considered the whose

broadcast area after the amended classification in accordance with Chapter 5. section 14 of the

radio and Television Act (1996:844) have undergone only

changes to the broadcast range appears to be substantially

the same as before the modified Division.

section 7 Of the Broadcasting Authority does not intend to allow for the extension of the

a sending State shall work at least two months before

the authorisation period notify the licensee to

the permit will not be renewed.

Broadcasting content

section 8 Has the holder's original state issued

under the repealed local radio Act (1993:120) he shall send

such programs made especially for the own

the activities of at least one-third of broadcasting time each

24 hours.

§ 9 About a provision in section 8 of licence holders may override

Review Board for radio and TELEVISION, submit to him to follow

the provision. An order effective immediately, unless otherwise

determined, and may be subject to a penalty.


paragraph 10 of the decision under section 9 of the Review Board for radio and TV

If the injunction were joined with a penalty may be appealed to the General

Administrative Court.

Leave to appeal is required in case of appeal to the administrative law.