National Broadcasting Act - NEPAL
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National Broadcasting Act - NEPAL
Presented by: Anuja KhadkaBachelors in Media Studies
To protect and promote the freedom of expression and the right to beinformed guaranteed to the people by the Constitution of Nepal To make economic, social and cultural activities reach to all citizens ofNepal through broadcast mechanism To promote awareness, equality, mutual good faith, establish harmonythrough broadcasting system Expedient to make legal provisions on the broadcasting without anyobstruction for the flow of message and right to information To inform about impartial as well as authentic news To make broadcasting media reliable, credible, effective and strong with theuse of modern technology
Supervision and operation of programs relating tobroadcasting. Prohibition on broadcasting without license. Application for license. Issuance of license. Powers to prevent broadcasting. Power to cancel license of broadcasting institution. Special provisions on establishment of earth station Broadcasting and distribution fee. Production and broadcasting of programs.
Participation of private sector in production andbroadcasting of program. Provision of time to foreign broadcasting institution orcommunication media. Provision of time to broadcast advertisement. Prohibitions on broadcasting of advertisement.- Functions, duties and powers of broadcaster Punishment Appeal Security Delegation of Powers Powers to frame Rules Prevalence of prevailing law. Saving
All citizens are not receiving messages equally So many issues rising regarding visual ethics is againstharmony News about impartiality is barely presented. Partialityis practiced by the government itself behind the curtainseveral times Programs prioritized by Acts doesn’t includeentertainment programs
Prohibition on making of advertisement with matters ofVulgar type Political neutrality ?
Sabaikalagisikchya (2009, May 11). The NationalBroadcasting act 2049 (1993). Sabaikalagisikchya.http://sabaikalagishikshya.blogspot.com/2009/05/national-broadcasting-act-2049-1993.html Moic (). Rastriya Prasharan Ain,2049.Ministry ofInformation and Communications.http://moic.gov.np/acts-regulations/rastriya-prasaran-ain.pdf