Rs 172.071 Order Of 30 November 2012 On The Accreditation Of Correspondents From The Media To The Press Center Of The Federal Palace And The Permission To Access The Press Centre (Oaccp)

Original Language Title: RS 172.071 Ordonnance du 30 novembre 2012 sur l’accréditation des correspondants des médias auprès du Centre de presse du Palais fédéral et l’autorisation d’accès au Centre de presse (OAcCP)

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172.071 order on accreditation of correspondents from the media to the press center of the federal Palace and allowed access to the Media Centre (OAcCP) November 30, 2012 (Status January 1, 2013) the Swiss federal Council, view the art. 62F of the Act of 21 March 1997 on the Organization of Government and administration, stop: Section 1 purpose and scope of application art. 1 this order regulates the accreditation of correspondents from the media to the press center of the federal Palace (Press Center) and allowing access to the Press Centre.
The order does not apply to foreign media correspondents; accreditation is regulated by the federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

Section 2 certification art. 2 conditions for granting media correspondents get accreditation when they exercise a professional journalistic activity, corresponding to 60% at least of a full-time job, which covers news of the federal Palace media accessible to a wide audience.
The photo is also considered to be a journalistic activity.

Art. 3 accreditation of correspondents of media competence lies with the Federal Chancellery.

Art. 4 procedure any application for certification must be filed in writing with the Federal Chancellery.
The application must certify that the conditions provided for in art. 2 are met.
For correspondents of media for the benefit of an employment relationship for an indefinite period, the confirmation by the employer of the period and the extent of the information, as well as the nature of the employment relationship, activity constitutes sufficient proof. Correspondents without assigned employer must provide their certification in the form of other appropriate documents.
Before making its decision, the Federal Chancellery submits the request for notice to Parliament's Services as well as the Committee of the Union of journalists of the federal Palace.
Accredited media correspondents lose their accreditation if they change employer or lose their jobs.

Art. 5 duration of validity accreditation is valid until the end of the current legislature.
It is renewed if the holder of the certification confirms in writing that the conditions provided for in art. 2 are always met.

Art. 6 effects correspondents accredited media following professional benefits: a. they may participate in all the demonstrations that the authorities, the administration or the Federal Assembly organize for them; b. they can get free of charge, in printed or electronic form, documents published by the Government and by the Federal Government, such as the Federal Gazette, legislative reports, the federal directory , the messages and the reports, the releases and some other information; c. they have access to all premises that are open to the press center; d. they can use work places and facilities of the Press Centre, to the extent of their availability. in agreement with the Committee of the Union of journalists of the federal Palace, the Federal Chancellery offers their work places and equipment; the terms of use are set by the Federal Chancellery in a regulation; e. they may use post office boxes to the center of the press, to the extent of their availability; the use is regulated in accordance with the Committee of the Union of journalists of the federal Palace; f. they can consult the news broadcast by the news agencies electronically; g. they are members of the warning system managed in common by the Federal Chancellery and the Committee of the Union of journalists of the federal Palace h. they have access to the area protected by passwords to the site news.admin.ch.

Section 3 authorisation of access to the Press Centre art. 7 licensing conditions may request access to the Press Centre: a. correspondents of media that do not meet the conditions for the granting of accreditation provided for in art. 2; (b) the technical staff for the benefit of a report from open-ended employment which, in the exercise of their profession, must be able to permanently access the Press Centre.

Correspondents of the incumbent media a daily accreditation within the meaning of art. 11, al. 2, of the order of 3 October 2003 on the administration of the Parliament also have access to the Press Centre.

SR 171.115 art. 8 jurisdiction access permissions are granted by the Federal Chancellery.

Art. 9 procedure any request for access must be made in writing to the Federal Chancellery.
The application must be accompanied by a statement of the employer or of the editor in Chief, attesting the existence of a working relationship with the person concerned.
The correspondents of media lose their access authorization if they change employer or lose their jobs.

Art. 10 access authorization validity period is valid: a. a year for media correspondents (art. 7, al. 1 let. a); (b) until the end of the current legislature for technical employees for the benefit of a report from open-ended employment (art. 7, al. 1 let. b); c. the day of validity of the accreditation for holders of a daily accreditation (art. 7 al. (2) the period of validity of access under para. 1, let. a or b, is renewed if the licensee confirms in writing that the licensing conditions provided for in art. 7 are always met.

Art. 11 effects access authorization holders enjoy the professional benefits provided in art. 6, let. a and c.

Section 4 provisions art. 12 card access the Federal Chancellery attributes to accredited media correspondents and holders of an authorization to access a card in the shape of an electronic badge on which access rights are saved.
Subject of an application for renewal of accreditation or access authorization, the badge must be returned to the Federal Chancellery at expiration of accreditation or access authorization.

Art. 13 public list the list of correspondents accredited media or allowed access to the Press Centre is published electronically.
It contains: a. the name and surname of the holder of the authorization; b. the media it represents; c. the right of access conferred.

Art. 14 withdrawal of accreditation or approval to access the Chancery Federal withdraw accreditation or access authorization in the following cases: a. the conditions provided for in art. 2 or art. 7 are no longer met; b. abuse shows business benefits provided in art. 6 or in art. 11 section 5 provisions final art. 15 transitional provision accreditation and access permissions valid at the time of the entry into force of this order continue to be valid until the end of the current parliamentary term or one year.

Art. 16 entry into force this order comes into force on January 1, 2013.

RO 2012 6967 RS 172.010 State on January 1, 2013