Act CLXXXV of 2010ON MEDIA SERVICES AND MASS MEDIA
Parliament, upon recognition of the interests of the community and the individual,with a view to the promotion of the integrity of society and with a view to fortifying theappropriate functioning of democracy and the national and cultural identity, uponrespecting the Constitution, the constitutional principles, and the norms of internationallaw and the European Union, by taking into consideration the circumstances ensuingfrom technological development, by preserving the freedom of expression and the press,by recognizing the prominent cultural, social and economic importance of media servicesand the importance of ensuring competition on the media market, has adopted thefollowing Act on media services and mass media:
PART IGENERAL PROVISIONSC
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(1) The Act shall apply to the media services provided by and the media productspublished by media content providers established in the Republic of Hungary.(2) Under this Act the media content provider shall qualify as a media contentprovider established within the territory of the Republic of Hungary if:a) the distribution of the media service provided by it is carried out on a frequencyowned by the Republic of Hungary or the media product is accessible through anelectronic communications identifier designated primarily for the users of the Republic of Hungary;b) its place of central management is located within the territory of the Republicof Hungary and the editorial decisions concerning the media services and the mediaproduct are made within the territory of the Republic of Hungary;c) of the place of central management or the place where the editorial decisionsare made only one is located within the territory of the Republic of Hungary, but a
* Parliament adopted the Act at its 20 December 2010 session.