The Government of Romania Decision no. 47 dated January 16th, 2003
regarding major importance events broadcast in television programs
Issued by: The Government of Romania
Published in Official Journal nr. 82 dated, February 2003
In keeping with provisions of art.107 in the Constitution and art. 21, par (2) and(3) in the Audiovisual Law no. 504/2002,
The Government of Romania adopts the present Decision.
Major importance events that maybe broadcast under exclusivity rights, unless such broadcasting deprives an important part of the public in Romania of the possibility to watch such events live or during a delayed broadcast, within a free to air service, shall be stipulated in the annex that is part of the present Decision.
For the purpose of the present Decision, an important part of the public is made from 70% of Romaniaâ€™s registered population.
(1) Major events shall customarily be broadcast live.
(2) Taking into account the conditions and the agreements among broadcasters and organizers, the broadcast of such major events, maybe made entirely or partly delayed.
Major events list
â€œGeorge Enescu" International Festival
Winter Olympic Games
Summer Olympic Games
World Football Championship and the qualification games of Romaniaâ€™s national team for this championship
European Football Championship and the qualification games of Romaniaâ€™s national team for this championship