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MPs pass changes to audiovisual services law

By: J.S., STA

The National Assembly passed changes to the audiovisual services act which were drafted by unaffiliated MPs to transpose a relevant EU directive and which enjoy government support.

The bill is very similar to the government’s proposal that failed to be passed in a re-vote in September following a veto by the upper chamber. However, it no longer contains a controversial 6% levy providers would pay from their gross annual revenue to finance a special fund for European audiovisual production.


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