Basic legislation


Official documents are currently only available in French or in Dutch.
 

  • Act of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications

Basic federal act for the electronic communications sector
 

  • Cooperation Agreement of 17 November 2006 between the Federal State, the Flemish Community, the French Community and the German-speaking Community on the mutual consultation when the regulatory authorities in charge of telecommunications or radio and television broadcasting draw up legislation regarding electronic communications networks, exchange information and exercise powers regarding electronic communications networks

Institutional mechanism aiming at conciliate the respective competences of the Communities regarding broadcasting and of the federal State for the rest of the electronic communications sector
 

  • Act of 17 January 2003 on the status of the regulator of the Belgian postal and telecommunications sectors (coordinated version)

Organisation act of BIPT
 

  • Act of 17 January 2003 on legal remedies and the conciliation of differences with reference to the Act of 17 January 2003 on the status of the regulator of the Belgian postal and telecommunications sectors

Complement of the organisation act of BIPT
 

  • Act of 21 March 1991 on certain economic public companies

This act created BIPT and contained provisions on the first steps of the telecommunications sector liberalisation; today it has largely been replaced regarding electronic communications by the Acts of 17 January 2003 and 13 June 2005 (see above)
 

  • Act of 15 May 2007 on consumer protection regarding radiotransmission and broadcasting services

 

  • Act of 6 July 2005 on various legal provisions regarding electronic communications

Appeal against decisions by the Ethics Commission
 

  • Act of 1 July 2011 on the security and protection of critical infrastructures 


 

  • Act of 5 May 2017 regarding audiovisual media services in the bilingual Brussels-Capital Region

 

  • Act of 31 July 2017 pertaining to various provisions regarding electronic communications