Details of Treaty No.034

European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts
Title European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts
Reference ETS No.034
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 22/06/1960  - Special conditions of opening for signature
Entry into Force 01/07/1961  - 3 Ratifications.

The Agreement enables television organisations in Parties to authorise or prohibit, throughout the territory of the Parties to the Agreement, the re-broadcasting, diffusion by wire, audiovisual recording and other means by which their broadcasts are utilised. The Parties can make protected utilisations subject to given reservations, and in particular can withhold completely the protection of wire distribution.

The aim of the Protocols to the Agreement was to require that Parties to the Agreement shall become Parties to the Rome Convention of 26 October 1961.

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