THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2007


Published: 2007-05-28

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THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2007

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NO. 25 OF 2007



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[28th May, 2007.]



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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

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Short title.

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



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Amendment of section 8 of Act 7 of 1995.

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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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K. N. CHATURVEDI,

Secy. to the Govt. of India.



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