17 December 2021
The Independent Media Commission (IMC) on December 7, 2021, under the chairmanship of the Chairman of the IMC Mr. Xhevat Latifi, held the eighteenth regular meeting for 2021. First the Commission approved the agenda of the meeting and then the minutes from the last meeting .
According to the agenda, the Commission has reviewed the draft Regulation on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers. Regarding the process of amending the bylaws, IMC based on Article 3, paragraph 2, point 11 of the Law on IMC, has initiated the procedure for amending the Regulation on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers.
As provided by the procedures for the issuance of secondary legislation (Article 8 of the Law on IMC, Law No. 04 / L-44), the IMC in accordance with the Law, has put in public discussion the draft regulation, public consultation has begun on September 27, 2021 and lasted until October 15, 2021. All interested parties had the opportunity to provide their written comments / remarks on the proposal / amendments to the draft Regulation on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers. Also IMC on November 8, 2021, has organized a public hearing in order to make available once again to the public and stakeholders the draft Regulation on Audio and Audio-Visual Media Service Providers.
All comments received which were grounded were incorporated into the draft regulation.
Therefore, the Commission after reviewing the draft, based on Article 8 paragraph 2, of the Law on IMC no. 04 / L-44, decided to adopt the Regulation on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers
Regulation on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers IMC-2021/01 enters into force on the day of signing and repeals Regulation IMC-2017/02.
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