SAT+KABEL: Interview with certified lawyer Julian N. Modi, LL.M. about the topic: „TV Licensing fee in a partnership“

Publication date: 16/05/2011

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The Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg decided that in case of a marriage-like partnership, the TV licensing fee should only paid once (Sentence dated August 21, 2008, file number: 2 S 1519/08).

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GEZ employees effectively banned from the premises

Publication date: 19/11/2011

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Judgement of AG Bremen-Blumenthal (Local Court Bremen-Blumenthal) of 23/08/2010, file number: 42 C 43/10

Property owners may restrain GEZ employees from unreported and unauthorised trespassing and, GEZ employees may also be banned from premises. This could happen provided that the GEZ employees’ purpose is obtaining the necessary information to collect the license fee. GEZ is not entitled to get any other information as the stated on the broadcasting contract. In case that the ban from the premises is infringed, the property owner’s privacy may be violated.

Category: Media Law, Broadcasting Law, German TV and Radio Licensing Office, Personality Right, Entscheidungen

Leading decision to the TV and radio licence fee duty for a PC with Internet access

Publication date: 02/07/2009

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Press release of OVG Nordrhein-Westfalen (Higher Administrative Court Nordrhein-Westfalen) of 26/05/2009, file number: 8 A 2690/08 and 8 A 732/09

The 8th senate of the higher administrative court of North Rheine-Westphalia has decided in two judgements of May 26, 2009 that broadcasting licence fees must be paid for a private PC with Internet access in case no other receiver devise exists.

Category: Internet Law, Media Law, Broadcasting Law, German TV and Radio Licensing Office, Consumer Law, Press Releases, Entscheidungen

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