TV and radio broadcasting in Azerbaijan to be considered type of activity regarding national security

TV and radio broadcasting in Azerbaijan to be considered type of activity regarding national security
# 11 November 2016 10:06 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. Television and radio broadcasting in Azerbaijan will be considered a type of activity requiring a special permit concerning the cases arising from the national security.

 

Draft amendments to the annexes #1 and 2 of the Law “On licenses and permits” were put to a vote and adopted at the parliament’s plenary session on Nov. 11.

 

According to the draft amendments, Article 7 (Activity of TV and radio broadcasting) shall be removed from the annex #1 (list of activities requiring a license). The article of the same name shall be included in the annex #2 (list of activities requiring a license concerning the cases arising from the national security).

 

Addressing the plenary session, Chairman of the Press Council, MP Aflatun Amashov said TV and radio broadcasting is a strategic field, and it would be proper to make amendments.

 

 

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