Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Review of Regulation on South African Local Content (television and radio): Invitation for written representations

In terms of Section 4B of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act (Act No 13 of 2000), interested persons are hereby invited to submit their written representations on the Discussion Document regarding the review of South African Local Content on Television and Radio Regulation published herewith by the Authority. 

A copy of the Discussion Document is available on the Authority's website at http://www.icasa.orq.za and in the Authority's Library at No. 164 Katherine Street, Pinmill Farm, (Ground Floor at Block D), Sandton between 09h00 and 16h00, Monday to Friday.

Written representations with regard to the Discussion Document must be submitted to the Authority by no later than 16h00 on 10 September 2014 by post, hand delivery or electronically (in Microsoft Word) and marked specifically for attention: MamedupeKgatshe / Hilda Mashapha. Delivery address: Block A, Pinmill Farm, 164 Katherine Street, Sandton. 

Where possible, written representations should also be e-mailed to mkaatshe@icasa.org.za and hmashapha@icasa.org.za or faxed to: 011 566-3260/3802. Inquiries should be directed to 011 566-3259/3801 between 10h00 and 16h00, Monday to Friday.

Written representation(s) received by the Authority pursuant to this notice, will be made available for inspection by interested persons at the Authority's library and such copies will be obtainable upon payment of the prescribed fee.

At the request of any person who submits written representations pursuant to this notice, the Authority may determine that such representations or any portion thereof is to be treated as confidential in terms of section 4D of the ICASA Act. Where the request for confidentiality is refused, the person who made the request will be allowed to withdraw such representations or portion(s) thereof.