Information Portal
Parliament will approve the bill prepared in connection with the, so-called, Must Carry principles
10:09 29.06.2012
Day News

Today, with the second and third reading the parliament will approve a bill prepared regarding the so-called Must Carry principle. 

According to the amendments, the Must Carry policy will oblige the cable TV operators to transmit the public broadcaster and every TV Company, which have license according to the Georgian law “About broadcasting”, in the pre-election period. The changes would go into effect as soon as the election date is announce by the president and last for around two-months until the end of elections. 

Also, except the period from announcing the election date till the elections, the Must Carry principles will be in effect in case of second round and also, during the by-elections.  

Moreover, if the cable broadcasters will not implement transition of TV channels within one day after announcing the election date, they will receive reprimand. Non-eradication of this violation within three days after the receipt of the notice or repeated violation of this obligation will lead to deprivation of authorization for one year.  

In addition, the issue of imposing administrative penalty in such cases will be discussed by the National Communication Commission within 48 hours after the reveal of the fact.

აღდგომის დღეებში, სასწრაფო სამედიცინო დახმარების ცენტრში 6290 გამოძახება დაფიქსირდა
ცოლის მკვლელობისთვის ბრალდებულს 11 წელი მიესაჯა
სამეგრელოში ხე-ტყის უკანონო ტრანსპორტირების ფაქტი გამოვლინდა
"თურქეთში ჩატარებული რეფერენდუმის შედეგები დიქტატორად არ გადამაქცევს"
Mikheil Saakashvili to be presented at the NATO Assembly session as the major speaker
Georgia hosts a conference of the International Association of Presidents of the World Universities
The 4th Tbilisi International Theatre Festival to be opened today
Mikheil Saakashvili: Georgia’s budget is full (Video)
Zurab Chiaberashvili: threats on the “United National Movement” members continue
Russia to receive “Mistrals” in two years
Ketsbaia named participants of matches with Finland and Belarus
The robot Running by the Nasa landed on Mars
Topic day
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on the 21th round of the Geneva International Discussions
Participants from Georgia strongly protested against the multiple cases of illegal incursion into the Georgian air-space by the Russian aircraft during the last several months.
Most Popular
Read Shared Watched/Listened
Bidzina Ivanishvili: I have received an invitation, but I refused to go to the U.S.1
Government is going to hand out financial compensations to victims of natural disaster2
Parliament will approve the bill prepared in connection with the, so-called, Must Carry principles3
The U.S. declared amnesty for illegal immigrants4
Merabishvili: Money does not have a smell and any investment is welcomed5
NewsPoliticsSocietyArtEconomicsCrimeArmySportScienceInterviewRegionPhoto reportage
10a Akhmeteli str., 0159 Tbilisi, Georgia. Tel.: (995 32) 2 200 111, 577 208 612, 577 208 452. email: [email protected]
Your Like on Facebook X