• The regular meeting of National TV and Radio Council was held on 13 October 2015.

    At the meeting the facts of infringements by “ANS TV” and “ATV” television channels of the requirements of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” was considered.

    During the drama “Gaynanamiz” (“Our Mother-in-law”) which produced by SOY Production Company and broadcasted on 10 October 2015 at 11.31-12.31 on ATV churl expression were used and so requirements of the Article 32 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” and of the Article 3.7 of the “Special Provisions of the Council on programs which are being transmitted without codes and might damage physical, mental and moral development of minors, also programs that contains erotic and violence” were breached. In connection with this fact, NTRC adopted the Decision to suspend for the term of 1 month broadcasting of the drama “Gaynanamiz” (“Our Mother-in-law”) as of 14 October 2015.

     

    At the meeting in connection with infringements of requirements of the Article 35.5 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” and of the Article 20.5 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Advertising” adopted on 15 May 2015, NTRC also adopted the Decision on applying of following financial penalties (totally 25000 manats) on ANS TV:

    • in amount of 5000 AZN in connection with the fact that feature movie “Hobbit: The desolation of Smaug” which broadcasted on 25 September 2015 at 23.32 was interrupted for advertisements after 26 minutes;
    • in amount of 5000 AZN in connection with the fact that feature movie “The night of Purification” which broadcasted on 04 October 2015 at 05.46 was interrupted for advertisements after 30 minutes;
    • in amount of 5000 AZN in connection with the fact that feature movie “World War” which broadcasted on 09 October 2015 at 22.54 was interrupted for advertisements after 31 minutes;
    • in amount of 5000 AZN in connection with the fact that feature movie “Between stars” which broadcasted on 02 October 2015 at 23.000 was interrupted for advertisements after 26 minutes;
    • in amount of 5000 AZN in connection with the fact that feature movie “Three brothers” which broadcasted on 10 October 2015 at 14.17 was interrupted for advertisements after 35 minutes;
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