Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.
Department of Communications
The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) is calling for comment on the latest review of local television and radio content.
According to a notice in the Government Gazette of 4 July 2014 (37803 / 529) interested parties are invited to submit written representations on the discussion document by 10 September 2014.
The South African Language Practitioners' Council Act (2014) which is aimed at meeting constitutional obligations concerning multilingualism was signed by President Jabob Zuma last Friday.
The act will also facilitate the effective implementation of the Use of Official Languages Act (2012) by providing for the establishment of the South African Language Practitioners’ Council.
Department of Home Affairs
Increased classification and registration tariffs for the Film and Publication Board have been published for the 2014-2015 period.
These fees which take effect from 7 April 2014 refer to the registration of internet service providers as well as distributors and exhibitors of films, computer games or internet and mobile phone content.