The Cable Television Networks (Regulations) Ordinance Act, 1995
4. Registration as cable operator – –
(1) Any person who is operating or is desirous of operating a cable television network may apply for registration as cable operator to the registering authority.
(2) An application under sub section (1) shall be made in such form and be accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed.
(3) On receipt of the application, the registering authority shall satisfy itself that the applicant has furnished all the required information and on being so satisfied, register the applicant as a cable operator and grant to him a certificate of such registration. Provided that the registering authority may, for reasons to be recorded in writing and communicated to the applicant, refuse to grant registration to him if it is satisfied that he does not fulfill the condition specified in clause (e) of section 2.
An application for registration as a cable operator has to be made in Form-1 accompanies by a fee of Rupees fifty only ( Indian Postal Order only ) to the Head Post Master of the area within whose territorial jurisdiction the office of the cable operator is situated.
Registration shall be valid for 12 months and also renewable. The provision of Rule 3 of the Cable Television Networks Rules, 1994 shall apply mutatis mutandis to an application for renewal of the registration.
The registering authority (Head Post Master) concerned – Shall register the applicant as a cable operator and grant to him a certificate of registration in Form 3 or,
May, for reasons to be recorded in writing and communicated in Form 4 to the applicant, refuse to grant registration to him.