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The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2007

 

 


THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2007

An Act further to amend the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

1. Short title. 1. Short title. – This Act may be called the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2007.

2. Amendment of section 8 of Act 7 of 1995. 2. Amendment of section 8 of Act 7 of 1995. – In the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995, in section 8, for sub-sections (1) and (2), the following sub-sections shall be substituted, namely:-

“(1) Every cable operator shall re-transmit,-

(i) channels operated by or on behalf of Parliament in the manner and name as may be specified by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette;

(ii) at least two Doordarshan terrestrial channels and one regional language channel of a State in the prime band, in satellite mode on frequencies other than those carrying terrestrial frequencies.

(2) The channels referred to in sub-section (1) shall be re-transmitted without any deletion or alteration of any programme transmitted on such channels.”.

 

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