URCA Publishes Interim Code for Political Broadcasts

Part IX of the Comms Act sets out URCA’s role on content regulation. To that end, URCA is in the process of issuing a public consultation on establishing a working group to develop Codes of practice for content regulation. The Comms Act repealed the Broadcasting Act and its subsidiary legislation which covered political broadcasts. However, with the recent resignation of the Member of Parliament for the Elizabeth constituency, there is a need to have content rules in place relating to political broadcasts for the upcoming bye election.

URCA has today published Interim Code for political broadcast and a summary.

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