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Member states to implement provisions on disability in Telecoms Framework and AVMS

Indicator Status Evidence
Were the Telecoms Framework and the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMS) implemented? Yes Both Directive implemented
Were the disability provisions in Telecoms Framework implemented? Yes Code of postal services and electronic communication - Code du postes et des communications electronique (CPCE) - L’article L. 33, 35-1, L’article R. 20-30-4, L’article D. 98-8 and l’article L. 135 of CPCE; article 23: - l’ordonnance n° 2011-1012 du 24 août 2011 qui complète l’article L. 33-1 du code des postes et des communications électroniques (CPCE) with the Act n° 2012-488 du 13 avril 2012 ACt n° 2011-901 of 28 July 2011 improving rules in the departamental care homes for disabled persons – must carry obligation - article 31 The French Telecommunications and Posts Regulator - Chart of voluntary industry commitment to facilitate persons with disability access to electronic communication services (Charte d’engagement volontaire du secteur pour faciliter l’accès des personnes handicapées aux services de communications électroniques) http://www.arcep.fr/fileadmin/reprise/communiques/communiques/2011/dossier-presse-charte-acces-handicap-090611.pdf
Were the disability provisions in AVMS directive implemented? Yes Articles 28, 33-1 et 53 of the Law of 30 September 1986, PSB and main commercial channels: subtitling of all their programmes and proportion of programmes accessible for visually impaired people, non-linear services: recommendation for accessibility of programmes for people with hearing and vision disability; Disability plan for hearing impaired (Plan Handicap - Plan 2010-2012 en faveur des personnes sourdes ou malentendantes);
Have infringements been filed against the Member State relating to this Action? -

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