Government amends television decree
Report by: Elenoa Turagaiviu
Cabinet has amended the Television Decree 1992.
The Television Amendment Decree 2012 will ensure that all television licenses under the 1992 Decree are obliged to uphold and comply with the Media Code of Ethics and Practice.
Cabinet’s decision was based on a submission by the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed – Khaiyum whos says this is necessary as the Code applies to all media outlets engaged in television broadcast.
Failure of any licensee to comply with the Code may result in the license being revoked or varied.The Television Decree 1992 provides for the licensing of all persons engaged in television broadcasting in Fiji.
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