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|46F. Community broadcasting services.|
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|Community broadcasting services. 1 of 2009 s.16||46F. (1) The Commission may, upon application in the prescribed manner and subject to such conditions as the Commission may deem necessary, grant a licence authorizing the provision of community broadcasting services.
(2) The Commission in considering applications for grant of a licence under this section shall have regard –
(a) to the community of interests of the persons applying for or on whose behalf the application is made;
(b) as to whether the persons, or a significant proportion thereof constituting the community have consented to the application;
(c) to the source of funding for the broadcasting service;
(d) as to whether the broadcasting service to be established is not-for-profit; and
(e) to the manner in which members of the community will participate in the selection and provision of programmes to be broadcast.
(3) A licence granted under this section may contain conditions requiring the licensee to-
(a) ensure that a cross section of the community is represented in the management of the broadcasting service;
(b) ensure that each member of the community has a reasonable chance to serve in the management of the broadcasting service;
(c) ensure that members of the community have a way of making their preferences known in the selection and provision of programmes;
(d) conform to any conditions or guidelines as the Commission may require or issue with regard to such broadcasting service.