On 17 August 2012, ICASA published both its draft Frequency Migration Regulations as well as the Frequency Migration Plan, in Government Gazette No. 35598. These documents were open for public comment, and the closing date for written comments was 28 September 2012. The closing date was subsequently changed to 12 October 2012. In the draft plan, ICASA has set aside dates for public hearings, and these are 31 October to 2 November 2012. The NAB has submitted its written submission, and has also indicated its intention to participate in oral hearings in accordance with dates specified by ICASA.