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Section 20 -The Cable television Networks (Regulations) Ordinance, 1995

The Cable Television Networks (Regulations) Ordinance Act, 1995

 

20. Power to prohibit operation of cable television network in public interest–

 

1[(1)] Where the Central Government thinks it necessary or expedient so to do in public interest, it may prohibit the operation of any cable television network in such areas as it may, by notification* in the Official Gazette, specify in this behalf.

 

2[(2) Where the Central Government thinks it necessary or expedient so to do in the interest of the—

 

(i) sovereignty or integrity of India; or

 

(ii) security of India; or

 

(iii) friendly relations of India with any foreign State; or

 

(iv) public order, decency or morality,

 

it may, by order, regulate or prohibit the transmission or re-transmission of any channel or programme.

 

(3) Where the Central Government considers that any programme of any channel is not in conformity with the prescribed programme code referred to in section 5 or the prescribed advertisement code referred to in section 6, it may by order, regulate or prohibit the transmission or re-transmission of such programme.]

 

Comments

The Central Government prohibits the cable television networks which are carrying the programme containing the foreign satellite television channel “TB-6” throughout the country vide G.S.R. 705(E), dated 20th October, 1999.

 

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 20 of the Act, the Central Government has prohibited the transmission/re-transmission of satellite TV channel, namely “REN TV” through Cable Television Networks throughout the country, vide S.O. 349(E), dated 5th March, 2004.

 

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1. Section 20 re-numbered as sub-section (1) thereof by Act 36 of 2000, sec. 9 (w.e.f. 1-9-2000).

 

* The Central Government prohibits the cable television networks which are carrying the programme containing the foreign satellite television channel “TB-6” throughout the country vide Notification No. G.S.R. 705(E), dated 20th October, 1999.

 

2. Ins. by Act 36 of 2000, sec. 9 (w.e.f. 1-9-2000).

 

 

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