Save our SABC Coalition Submission to NCOP on Broadcasting Amendment Bill

1.    INTRODUCTION

1.1.    In Notice 831 published in Government Gazette 31215 dated 4 July 2008 (‘the Notice”), the Portfolio Committee on Communications (“the Committee”) published the Draft Broadcasting Act Amendment Bill (“the Draft Bill”). The Committee has since approved the Broadcasting Amendment Bill [B 72 2008] (“the Bill”) which has been passed by the National Assembly and is now before the National Council of Provinces (“NCOP”) which has invited public comment on the Bill. Continue reading