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Romania/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.9 Language laws

Law no. 504/2002 (Article 17 d) entitles the National Audiovisual Council to "issue, within the framework of the current law, any regulatory decision (...) concerning the monitoring of the correct use of the Romanian language and of the languages of national minorities". It also grants minorities the right to benefit of free broadcasting of programmes in the language of the community, if the minority exceeds 20% of the population in a given administrative unit (see also  chapter 4.2.4 and  chapter 4.2.5).


Chapter published: 23-08-2012

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