The broadcaster and the provider of an audiovisual media service on demand shall
- determine the age suitability of the programme broadcast or provided and the types of potentially harmful content contained therein, according to a uniform labelling system or other accepted labelling system*,
- apply that system* consistently and
- publish that labelling in the broadcast of the programme and its trailer, in the programme offer of their own broadcast and in the programme guide made available for publication to third parties (broadcaster) and in the programme catalogue (AVMSoD)*.
* does not apply to local broadcasts of a programme service or to local broadcast programmes which are provided within the AVMSoD programme catalogue if the broadcaster of the programme service and the AVMSoD provider are the same person.
The unified labelling of programmes is currently governed by Decree of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic No. 589/2007 Coll. of 3 December 2007, laying down details of the unified labelling system for audiovisual works, sound recordings of artistic performances, multimedia works, programmes or other components of a programme service and the manner of its application.