The South African Department of Communications has issued a call for submissions to assist in its review of the South African Public Broadcasting Policy.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, 30 July 2018, and can be submitted via email to the Acting Director General at [email protected].
The issues covered include, but are not limited to:
- the mandate;
- the size and scope of the public broadcaster;
- appropriate funding model for public mandate, including sports of national interest;
- governance framework;
- accountability measures; and
- carriage of public channels by subscription broadcasting service.
According to the call for submissions, it is envisaged that the outcomes of this process will inform and be incorporated in the comprehensive broadcasting policy review that will get underway in due course.
The call for submissions is accessible here.
Please note: The information contained in this note is for general guidance on matters of interest, and does not constitute legal advice. For any enquiries, please contact us at [email protected].