IPPT20111124, CJEU, European Commission v Spain

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IPPT20111124, CJEU, European Commission v Spain

ADVERTISING - BROADCASTING

 

Failure to fulfill obligations under Television Broadcasting directive by allowing advertising which exceeds maximum limit of 20% of transmis-sion time
• Declares that, by tolerating a situation in which the broadcasting of certain types of advertising, such as advertorials, telepromotion spots, sponsorship credits and micro-ads, on Spanish television channels has a duration which exceeds the maximum limit of 20% of the transmission time within a clock hour, as laid down in Article 18(2) of Council Directive 89/552/EEC of 3 October 1989 on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities, as amended by Directive 97/36/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 30 June 1997, the Kingdom of Spain has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 3(2) of that directive

 

IPPT20111124, CJEU, European Commission v Spain