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European Communities (Audiovisual Media Services) Regulations 2010

European Communities (Audiovisual Media Services) Regulations 2010

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These Regulations give effect to certain provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive, 2007 (Directive 2007/65/EC).​

The Regulations apply to media service providers established in the State and include:

  • establishing co-regulation for on-demand audiovisual media services
  • rules in relation to on-demand commercial communications
  • public provision of contact information by audiovisual media service providers
  • protection of minors
  • promoting accessibility to those with a hearing or visual disability
  • promotion of short news reporting
  • protection of the rights of rights holders in relation to cinematographic works
  • promotion of European works

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