NTRC: ARB’s broadcasting to be suspended for 6 hours tomorrow

NTRC: ARB’s broadcasting to be suspended for 6 hours tomorrow
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A meeting of the National Television and Radio Council has been held, APA reports.

At the meeting, the issue related to the case of using of indecent expressions by an expert who joined the "Elgizlə izlə" (Track together with Elgiz) TV show broadcasted on the ARB TV channel on April 18, 2020 was considered. 

Due to broadcasting of the information containing filthy vocabulary (swear-words) during the "Elgizlə izlə" (Track together with Elgiz) TV show broadcasted in the air time on the ARB TV channel, the National Television and Radio Council has adopted a decision to suspend broadcasting of TV shows in the air time of the ARB TV channel for the period of 6 hours (from 10:00 a.m. till 04:00 p.m.) on April 21, 2020 being guided by clauses 53-56 of the Law # 1036-IIQ of the Azerbaijan Republic “About administrative proceedings” dated October 21, 2005, clauses 11.5.3, 23.1, 39.6 of the Law # 345-IIQ of the Azerbaijan Republic “About television and radio broadcasting” dated June 25, 2002, and item 8.11-1 of the “Regulations of National Television and Radio Council” approved by Decree # 795 of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic dated October 5, 2002.

The ARB TV channel should broadcast in its air time the information about the content of the prosecution measure imposed on it during the period of suspension of the broadcasting. 

Gunay Elshadgizi

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