The meeting of National Television and Radio Council was held
At the meeting, the results of monitoring of nationwide television channels on May 05, 2020 were examined.
An open demonstration of the scene of tobacco use during the broadcasting of the feature film "Böyük boss" on the SPACE TV channel on May 5, 2020 led to a violation of the requirements of article 40.2.22-1 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Television and radio broadcasting”. Guided by article 23.1 of this law, the Council has adopted a decision to suspend the broadcasting of SPACE TV channel for one hour on May 15, 2020 (from 23:00 pm till 00:00 am).
Also, in connection with the imposition of a penalty on the AZERBAIJAN TELEVISION (AZTV) channel, in accordance with Article 428.11 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, National Television and Radio Council drew up a record on administrative violation and sent it to the relevant court.