• The Law “On Amendments to the Law on Television and Radio” has been adopted

    The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has signed the Order “On Application of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On amendments to the Law on Television and Radio”.

    According to the amendments the broadcasters should prevent from demonstration of tobacco products and process of using of tobacco products, as well as, broadcasting free-to-air and/or by cable networks of works, performances and programs demonstrating tobacco products and process of using of tobacco products.

    Also the broadcasters should allocate at least 90 minutes of their monthly air time for the educational, literacy and warning programs produced with support of executive authorities, scientific organizations and NGOs on harmful impact of tobacco products and using of tobacco products. These programs have to be transmitted between 08.00 – 23.00 and 45 minutes of them between 17.30 – 23.00, as well as copy of these programs have monthly to be submitted to National Television and Radio Council.

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