Legal regulations

The Constitution

  • The Constitution of the Republic of Poland of 2nd april, 1997 (go to)

Acts

  • Licence fees act of 21 April 2005 (unofficial consolidated text, update: 2013)
  • Act of 30 June 2011 on the Launch of Digital Terrestrial Television
  • Act of 30 December 2015 amending the Broadcasting Act

European Union

  • Protocol on the system of public broadcasting in the member states
  • Directive 2010/13/EU of The European Parliament and of The Council of 10 March 2010 on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services (Audiovisual Media Services Directive) (codified version)
  • The revised European Convention on Transfrontier Television and its Explanatory Report

Regulations

 

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 18 May 2016 concerning a lower share of broadcasts originally produced in the Polish language and of European broadcasts on television programmes and verbal-musical works performed in the Polish language on radio programmes (downland doc)
 
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 17 November 2014 concerning the list of major events (downland doc)
 
  • Regulationof the National Broadcasting Council of 28 May 2013 concerning a lower share of broadcasts with facilitated access for disabled persons with sight dysfunction and disabled persons with hearing dysfunction on television programmes (downland doc)
 
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 12 July 2011 concerning time and framework allocation of time for transmission of free election programmes, procedure of action concerning allocation of time, scope of registration and method of preparation and broadcasts of election programmes in public radio and television programme services (download doc)
 
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 6 July 2011 concerning detailed principles and procedure of organising debates by Telewizja Polska Spółka Akcyjna (download doc)
 
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 27 April 2011 concerning the deadlines for submitting as well as the scope of Financial and Programme plans of projects involving pursuance of the public mission by public radio and television broadcasting organizations (download pdf)

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 4 January 2007 concerning the contents of an application for awarding a licence and detailed procedures for awarding and revoking licences to transmit and retransmit radio and television programme services (download pdf)

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of  4 December 2012 concerning amounts of fees for awarding a licence to transmit radio and television programme services and the method of calculating the fees (download pdf)

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 15 November 2012 concerning technical methods to determine the reception of a programme service on the reception area of a programme service transmitted by means of terrestrial broadcasting (download pdf)

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 5 February 2013 concerning detailed rules of protecting minors in on-demand audiovisual media services, official journal “Dz. U.” of 13 February 2013 (download doc, download pdf)

  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 27 July 2011 amending the Regulation concerning sponsorship of programmes and other broadcasts (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 29 april 2011 concerning the procedure related to the provision of free information on public benefit activities, carried out for free by public benefit organizations, in programme services of public radio and television organizations (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 27 april 2011 concerning the detailed manner of and procedure for keeping a register of television programme services transmitted exclusively in the information and communications technology system and a register of retransmitted programme services (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 29 october 2010 amending the Regulation concerning the fees for awarding a broadcasting licence to transmit radio and television programme services (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 30 June 2011 concerning detailed conditions of product placement (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 30 June 2011 concerning a lower share in a television programme service of European works produced by independent producers within the period of 5 years before their transmission in a programme service (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 30 June 2011 concerning principles of advertising and teleshopping in radio and television programme services (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of April 29, 2008 concerning amounts of licence fees for the use of radio and television sets and discounts for advance payment of licence fees for a period exceeding one month in 2009 (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of September 9, 2010 concerning rules of competition for members of supervisory boards of the company "Telewizja Polska Spółka Akcyjna", the company "Polskie Radio - Spółka Akcyjna" and regional radio broadcasting companies  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 6 July, 2000 (785) concerning sponsoring programme items and other broadcasts  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 6 July, 2000 (786) concerning the methods of recording and preserving programme items, advertisements and other broadcasts by broadcasters  (download pdf)
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  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 3 June, 2004 concerning principles of advertising and teleshopping in the radio and television program services   (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 4 November 2004 concerning lower share of programs originally produced in the Polish language and of European works in television program services  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Councilof 12 July 2011 concerning the manner of keeping a record by the broadcaster of transmission time of programmes originally produced in the Polish language, European works and European works produced by independent producers, as well as the period of storage of such record  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 23 June 2005 concerning the classification of programmes or other broadcasts that might have an adverse impact upon a healthy physical, mental or moral development of minors and programmes or other broadcasts intended for a given age group of minors, use of graphic symbols and forms of announcements (download pdf)
     
  • Appendix No 1
  • Appendix No 2
  • Appendix No 3
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 12 July 2011 amending the Regulation concerning the classification of programmes or other broadcasts that might have an adverse impact upon a healthy physical, mental or moral development of minors and programmes or other broadcasts intended for a given age group of minors, use of graphic symbols and forms of announcements (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of June 2, 1993 concerning the contents of an application and detailed procedures for awarding and revoking broadcasting licences to transmit radio and television programme services  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of April 22, 2008 concerning the manner of keeping records and documents by public radio and television broadcasting companies based on accounting principles and the manner of preparing reports submitted by boards of management of these companies to the National Broadcasting Council  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 21 August 1996 concerning the procedure related to presenting and explaining the policy of the state by supreme national authorities in public radio and television  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 24 April, 2003 concerning procedures related to the presentation of standpoints with regard to crucial public issues by political parties, trade unions and of employers’ organizations in public radio and television  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 17 August 2004 concerning detailed procedures and manner of keeping a register of program services in cable networks, as well as model register and model application for registration  (download pdf)
     
  • Regulation of the National Broadcasting Council of 24 November 2004 concerning fees for registration in the register of program services retransmitted in cable networks  (download pdf)

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