CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – AUDIOVISUAL – FRANCE – CSA – REFUSAL TO RENEW THE BROADCASTING AUTHORIZATION – EXISTENCE OF A PAST SANCTION

Audiovisual: The French Administrative Supreme Court considers that the French Audiovisual Council misapplied the provisions of Law No. 86-1067 of 30 September 1986 by refusing to renew the broadcasting authorization of a company on the basis of the existence of a past sanction, even though it was clear from its conduct and the acts adopted since then that it had done everything possible to ensure that facts similar to those which justified the sanction would not recur (Association Comité de défense des auditeurs de Radio Solidarité)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Pursuant to the provisions of Article 29 of Act No. 86-1067 of 30 September 1986 on freedom of communication, known as the "Léotard Act", the use of frequencies for the broadcasting of radio services by terrestrial hertzian means is authorized by the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel. The legal framework Article 28-1 of the same law specifies in its I that "(...) Authorisations issued pursuant to Articles 29, 29-1, 30 and 30-1 shall be renewed by the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel, without a call for applications, up to a maximum of twice in addition to the initial authorisation, and each time for five years, except : (...) 2° If a sanction, a liquidated

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Emmanuel Guillaume, Michaël Perche, Audiovisual: The French Administrative Supreme Court considers that the French Audiovisual Council misapplied the provisions of Law No. 86-1067 of 30 September 1986 by refusing to renew the broadcasting authorization of a company on the basis of the existence of a past sanction, even though it was clear from its conduct and the acts adopted since then that it had done everything possible to ensure that facts similar to those which justified the sanction would not recur (Association Comité de défense des auditeurs de Radio Solidarité), 5 February 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96350, pp. 164-166

Visites 22

All reviews