People (companies) who intend to make itinerant events (presentations) in Lower Austria require a permit in accordance with the Lower Austrian Event Act (NÖ Veranstaltungsgesetz).
Scope of application:
- showman (a person operating a carousel or similar)
- circus operators (traveling circus)
- traveling theater
- traveling cinemas
- playout of goods through a gaming machine according to § 4 Abs. 3 Glücksspielgesetz
- Fully completed application form
- Official photo identification of the applicant or the person authorized to represent the applicant externally
- (if resident abroad) proof of registration of the applicant or of the person authorized to represent
- (if you are not an Austrian citizen) criminal record certificate of the applicant or the person authorized to represent the Company outside
- (for foreign companies) excerpt from the commercial register or equivalent foreign document, e.g. Extract from the European Business Register - EWC - (if the organizer is a legal person or a registered partnership)
- Approved documents for the permanent establishment for an event (official decision, inspection certificate, certification, technical or, if applicable, electrotechnical] expert opinion)
- safety concept
- concept of fire technical safety (fire protection concept)
- rescue concept
- Proof of the existence of adequate liability insurance
Administrative charges according to § 78 of the Allgemeines Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz 1991 – AVG in conjunction with § 1 of the NÖ Landes-Verwaltungsabgabenverordnung 2001 and the currently valid NÖ Landes-Verwaltungsabgabentarif – Tarif Post B II. 16.
Fees according to the Gebührengesetz 1957
The total amount of the costs for the procedure for issuing a permit depends on the number of documents submitted.
§ 7 NÖ Veranstaltungsgesetz
After presentation and examination of the documents, a ruling (Bescheid) will be issued.
The applicant or the person authorized to represent the company outside must be of legal age (the age when a person is legally considered a full adult), must have decision-making ability and must be reliable.
Furthermore, the registration of the event with the necessary certificates and confirmations at the relevant authority is required.
Other rules for the implementation of events according to the Lower Austrian Events Act remain unaffected.
Authentication or signature of the application is not required.
An appeal is possible against rulings issued by an authority and shall be filed by the party within a four weeks term with the authority that issued the ruling of first instance (against rulings without investigation procedure within a two weeks term). The term starts with the receipt of the written copy of the ruling, in the case of oral pronouncement simultaneously with it.
The appeal shall indicate the ruling it contests, the authority that issued the ruling and contain a motion of appeal with the reasons. No more appeal is admissible if the party expressly waived the right of appeal after receipt or pronouncement of the ruling.
Each ruling contains instructions on the right to appeal and indicates the authority and the deadline for submission of such appeal.
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