European Convention on Transfrontier Television
SAINMHÍNIÚ This Convention is the first international treaty creating a legal framework for the free circulation of transfrontier television programmes in Europe, through minimum common rules, in fields such as programming, advertising, sponsorship and the protection of certain individual rights. It entrusts the transmitting States with the task of ensuring that television programme services transmitted comply with its provisions. In return, freedom of reception of programme services is guaranteed as well as the retransmission of the programme services which comply with the minimum rules of the Convention. TAGAIRT Council of Europe Treaty Office summary http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/en/Summaries/Html/132.htm (26.4.2012)
NÓTA Signed: Strasbourg, 5.5.1989<br>Entry into force: 1.5.1993<br>European Treaty Series (ETS) No. 132<br>Authentic versions: EN-FR<br>Since its entry into force, on 1 March 2002, Protocol ETS No. 171 ( IATE:922470 ) forms an integrant part of the Convention.