The Cable Television Networks (Regulations) Ordinance Act, 1995
19. Power to prohibit transmission of certain programmes in public interest-
Where 1[any authorised officer] thinks it necessary or expedient so to do in the public interest, he may, by order, prohibit any cable operator from transmitting or re-transmitting 2[any programme or channel if, it is not in conformity with the prescribed programme code referred to in section 5 and advertisement code referred to in section 6 or if it is] likely to promote, on grounds of religion, race, language, caste or community or any other ground whatsoever, disharmony or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will between different religious, racial, linguistic or regional groups or castes or communities or which is likely to disturb the public tranquillity.
1. Subs. by Act 36 of 2000, sec. 8, for certain words (w.e.f. 1-9-2000).
2. Subs. by Act 36 of 2000, sec. 8, for “any particular programme if it is” (w.e.f. 1-9-2000).