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– Written Submissions

The NAB's Submission on ICASA's Code for Persons with Disabilities Regulations

On 14 November 2014 the Authoirty published the Draft Codes for Persons with Disabilites. The closing date for public comment is 15 December 2014. view full article

NAB submission on Local Content: Television and Radio

On 4 July 2014, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published for public comment, a Discussion Document on the Review on South African Local Content: Television and Radio (“the Discussion Document”). The Discussion Document was open for public comment, and the closing date was 10 October 2014 view full article

NAB submission on the IMT Roadmap

IMT Roadmap On 27 August 2014, The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published in government gazette 37948, two General Notices: General Notice 729 of 2014, General Notice 730 of 2014, inviting interested parties to submit written representations on the draft International Mobile Telecommunications (“IMT”) Roadmap (“the IMT Roadmap”). The closing date for written representations was 7 October 2014 view full article

NAB submission on the Regulations and Draft Guidelines relating to the labelling and advertising of foods

On 29 May 2014 the Department of Public Health published gazette No. 37695 which proposed a limitation of advertising for “unhealthy” foods targeting children. In addition, the Department published Draft guidelines to the regulations relating to the labelling and advertising of foods for compliance purpose (R429 of 29 May 2014). Interested persons were invited to submit any substantiated comments or representations on the proposed regulations to the Director General of Health. The NAB made its written submission on 28 August 2014, the closing date. view full article

NAB Submission: Code for People with Disabilities Regulations

On 28 March 2014, the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published, in Notice Number 254 of 2014, Government Gazette Number 37486, a notice of its intention to prescribe a Code for People with Disabilities Regulations (“the Draft Regulations”). The closing date for public comment is 16 May 2014. view full article

NAB submission on the National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper

On 24 January 2014, the Department of Communications (“the DoC”) published in General Notice No 44, Government Gazette 37261, its National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper (“the Green paper”) for general information and comment from interested persons. view full article

NAB Submission to the DTI on the Draft National Policy on IP

The National Association of Broadcasters ("the NAB") is the leading representative of South Africa's broadcasting industry. The NAB aims to further the interests of the broadcasting industry in South Africa by contributing to its development. view full article

NAB submission on the ICASA Amendment Bill

The Bill proposes inserting subsection 5 in section 3 of the Bill, which provides that; any person affected by any action, finding or decision of the Authority may apply to a court with competent jurisdiction for the review of that action, finding or decision. view full article

NAB submission on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill

The NAB supports the proposals made in Sections 2(h) and 5(9)(b) of the Bill to replace the phrase “historically disadvantaged individuals” with the term “broad-based black economic empowerment”. From the NAB point of view, this is in keeping with government policies on empowerment. Furthermore, section 4(3)(k) of the ICASA Amendment Bill empowers ICASA to formulate regulations on empowerment requirements in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act. view full article

General Licence Fees Regulations 2012

On 24 October 2012, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published in Government Gazette number 35819, a notice of its intention to amend the ICASA General Licence fees Regulations, 2009 (“the 2009 Regulations”) . The draft regulations are open for public comment, and the closing date is 5 December 2012. view full article

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