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Measures adopted by Ireland pursuant to Article 14 of Directive 2010/13/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and referred to recital 1 of Decision C (2017) 2898 of 8 May 2017

C/2017/2898

OJ C 8, 11.1.2018, p. 12–13 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

11.1.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 8/12


Measures adopted by Ireland pursuant to Article 14 of Directive 2010/13/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and referred to recital 1 of Decision C (2017) 2898 of 8 May 2017

(2018/C 8/05)

S.I. No 465 of 2017

BROADCASTING ACT 2009 (DESIGNATION OF MAJOR EVENTS)

ORDER 2017

I, DENIS NAUGHTEN, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by subsection (1) of Section 162 of the Broadcasting Act 2009 (No 18 of 2009) (as adapted by the Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2016 (S.I. No 421 of 2016)) and after consultation with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport as provided for by subsection (5) of that section (as adapted by the Tourism and Sport (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions (No 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No 217 of 2011)), hereby make the following order with respect to which, pursuant to subsection (6) of that section, a draft has been laid before each House of the Oireachtas and a resolution approving the draft has been passed by each such House:

1.

This Order may be cited as the Broadcasting Act 2009 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2017.

2.

The events specified in the Schedule are designated as events of major importance to society for which the right of a qualifying broadcaster to provide coverage on a live basis and in whole on free television services should be provided in the public interest.

3.

Each of Ireland’s games in the Six Nations Rugby Football Championship is designated as an event of major importance to society for which the right of a qualifying broadcaster to provide coverage on a deferred basis and in whole on free television services should be provided in the public interest.

4.

The Broadcasting (Major Events Television Coverage) Act 1999 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2003 (S.I. No 99 of 2003) is revoked.

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in Iris Oifigiúil of 27 October 2017.

SCHEDULE

Article 2

The Summer Olympics

The All-Ireland Senior Inter-County Football and Hurling Finals

Ireland’s home and away qualifying games in the European Football Championship and the FIFA World Cup Tournaments

Ireland’s games in the European Football Championship Finals Tournament and the FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament

The opening games, the semi-finals and final of the European Football Championship Finals and the FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament

Ireland’s games in the Rugby World Cup Finals Tournament

The Irish Grand National and the Irish Derby

The Nations Cup at the Dublin Horse Show

The All-Ireland Ladies Gaelic Football Final

The All-Ireland Ladies Camogie Final

25 October 2017.

DENIS NAUGHTEN

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment


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