Outlines the use and calculation of administrative fines for violations of privacy laws.
The Dutch Media Authority,
Having regard to Articles 7.11 and 7.12 of the 2008 Media Act and Article 4:81 of the General Administrative Law Act (Awb);
– Article 7.11 of the 2008 Media Act provides that, barring certain specific provisions, the Dutch Media Authority is tasked with the administrative enforcement of compliance with the provisions of the 2008 Media Act, or of legislation based thereon;
– Article 7.11 of the 2008 Media Act provides that, barring certain specific provisions and Article 5:20 of the General Administrative Law Act (Awb), the Dutch Media Authority is authorised to issue any offender of the provisions of the 2008 Media Act, or of legislation based thereon, an administrative fine for such an offence of no more than €225,000 per violation;
– The Dutch Media Authority would like to offer insight into the manner in which it effectuates the powers vested in it to issue administrative fines.