ICASA to hold public hearings into Party Election Broadcasts (PEB's) and Political advertisements
7 August 2008
Johannesburg: The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
will conduct public workshops on the draft regulations in respect of party election broadcasts, political advertisements and equitable treatment of political parties by broadcasting licensees. The purpose of the regulations is to determine and prescribe the framework and guidelines under which party political broadcasts will be conducted and carried by various broadcasting licensees during the national and provincial elections to be held in 2009.
The first set of workshops will be held as follows:
Date: 14 August 2008
Venue: Mmabatho Tusk Mmabatho Hotel in Mafikeng (2765 Nelson Mandela Road)
Time: 14 August 2008
Venue: Cape Town Tulip Hotel and Conference Centre (corner strand and Bree street)
Members of the public are also encouraged to submit written comments and submissions of the proposed draft regulations, a copy of which may be obtained from the ICASA website, http://www.icasa.org.za or alternatively from government printers using the following number 012 334 4629. The closing date for comments is 27 August 2008 before 16h00.
Enquiries: Sekgoela Sekgoela
Cell: 079 492 3450
Tel: 011 566 3455
Issued by: Independent Communications Authority South Africa
7 August 2008
Source: Independent Communications Authority South Africa (http://icasa.org.za)