LEGISLATION

Act 18/2014, of October 15, approving urgent measures for growth, competitiveness and efficiency.

BOE 252, October 17, 2014

One-time amendment of Act 55/2007, of December 28, on Cinema. The obligation to register with the registry has been replaced with a notification obligation, which is required to check compliance with procedures established for monitoring attendance and declaring performance, and monitoring the audience measurement obligation. To access certificates, financial aid loans and other incentives, registration will be by operation of law. The possibility to register voluntarily with the registry is emphasized.

OTHER LEGISLATION

OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF THE SPANISH STATE (“BOE”)

Royal Decree 920/2014, of October 31, regulating the direct granting of subsidies aimed at compensating for costs derived from receiving or accessing audiovisual TV communication services in buildings affected by the liberation of the digital dividend.

BOE 265, November 3, 2014

Royal  Decree  805/2014,  of  September  19,  approving  the  National  Technical  Plan  of  Digital Terrestrial Television and regulating certain aspects for the liberation of the digital dividend.

BOE 232, September 24, 2014

Order HAP/1751/2014, of September 29, approving Form 034 "Declaration of the start, modification and cessation of operations included in the special regimes applicable to telecommunications, radio broadcast, and television services, and electronically provided services, in relation to VAT” and regulating other related aspects.

BOE 237, September 30, 2014

Resolution of October 16, 2014, by the State Secretary for Telecommunications and the Information Society, establishing when the relocation of the digital terrestrial television channels in the multiple digital channels RGE1, RGE2, MPE1, MPE2, MPE3, MPE4 and MAUT planned under National Technical Plan of Digital Terrestrial Television approved by Royal Decree 805/2014, of September 19, must be carried out.

BOE 255, October 21, 2014

Resolution of September 16, 2014, by the Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales, amending the Annexes of Order CUL/1772/2011, of June 21, establishing (i) the procedures for calculating cinema attendance; and (ii) the obligations, requirements and technical functionalities of IT programs for monitoring attendance and  performance  of  cinema works in cinema theaters.

BOE 232 24/09/2014

Resolution of July 10, 2014, by the president of the Congreso de los Diputados, the lower house of the Spanish parliament, ordering the publication of the agreement ratifying Royal Decree-Law 8/2014, of July 4, approving urgent measures for growth, competitiveness and efficiency.

BOE 175, July 19, 2014'

Circular 5/2014, of July 30, by the National Markets and Competition Commission, amending Circular 1/2013, by the Telecommunications Market Commission, on the procedure for supplying and receiving subscribers’ data.

BOE 190, August 6, 2014