Notification Detail

Draft Second Act amending the Book Resale Price Maintenance Act

Notification Number: 2015/333/D (Germany)
Date received: 26/06/2015
End of Standstill: 28/09/2015 ( 27/10/2015)

Issue of comments by: Sweden
Issue of detailed opinion by: Commission
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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2015) 01931
Directive 98/34/EC
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2015/0333/D

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Nao inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 201501931.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2015 0333 D EN 26-06-2015 D NOTIF

2. Member State

3. Department Responsible
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie, Referat E B 2, 11019 Berlin,
Tel.: 0049-30-2014-6353, Fax: 0049-30-2014-5379, E-Mail:

3. Originating Department
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie, Referat IB2 - Wettbewers- und Verbraucherpolitik, 11019 Berlin, Tel.: 0049-30-2014-6205, Fax: 0049-30-2014-5472,

4. Notification Number
2015/0333/D - SERV20

5. Title
Draft Second Act amending the Book Resale Price Maintenance Act

6. Products Concerned
Sale of books

7. Notification Under Another Act

8. Main Content
Specific clarification of the validity of the Book Resale Price Maintenance Act (Buchpreisbindungsgesetz) for electronic books and securing of book resale price maintenance through the application of the rules on the sale of books to final purchasers in Germany

9. Brief Statement of Grounds
See Grounds (General Part) of the draft Act

10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Reference(s) to basic text(s): Book Resale Price Maintenance Act of 2 September 2002 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 3448)

11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure

12. Grounds for the Emergency

13. Confidentiality

14. Fiscal measures

15. Impact assessment
See title page and grounds (general part) of the draft Act

16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

SPS aspect

No - the draft is neither a sanitary nor phytosanitary measure.

European Commission

Contact point Directive 98/34
Fax: +32 229 98043

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