ECS/01/2023 Draft Regulations for the National Alert Warning System in the Electronic Communications Sector in The Bahamas

In this consultation document, the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (“URCA”) provides a rationale for a National Alert Warning System (NAWS) in The Bahamas and sets out the Draft Regulations for a NAWS.

URCA invites and welcomes written submissions and comments from interested parties, including members of the public and licensees, with sufficient interest in the subject matter of this Consultation Document.

Written comments should be submitted to URCA by Tuesday, 28 February 2023.

Written comments should be sent to URCA’s Chief Executive Officer, either:

  • By hand, to URCA’s office at Frederick House, Frederick Street, Nassau; or
  • By mail to P.O. Box N-4860, Nassau, Bahamas; or
  • By fax, to (242) 393-0153; or
  • By email, to