ICASA Act 2000: Extension of the closing date for submissions to the discussion document: Equity ownership by Historically Disadvantaged Groups and the application of the ICT Sector Code in the ICT Sector in terms of S4B of the Act, as amended
___[20 April 2017] We have put together an overview of the discussion document, which can be found at the link below.
___[3 April 2016] ICASA has initiated an inquiry under section 4B of the ICASA Act into transformation and broader ownership issues applicable to holders of electronic communications service and electronic communications network service licences.
Comments are due by 8 June 2017 for the attention of:
Project Manager: Ms Refiloe Motsoeneng
Tel: 011 566 3213
Fax: 011 566 3214
The purpose of the inquiry is to determine:
- how ICASA should approach the implementation the ICT Sector Code in light of the existing Historically Disadvantaged Groups/Individuals (‘HDG/I’) ownership requirements; and
- how ICASA can promote Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (‘BBBEE’), and equity ownership of HDG’s as required in terms of sections 9 and 13 of the Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (‘ECA’) (Act No.36 of
2005), as amended.