[12 May 2021] Public hearings on the Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual content services policy framework will be held between 10 May and 14 June 2021, the schedule for which can be found below.

DCDT – Media Statement and Schedule of Hearings

Submissions received in response to the draft white paper:

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[7 December 2020] The draft policy was presented to Parliament on 25 November 2020.

DTPS Presentation on Audio and Audio-Visual Content Draft White Paper

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[27 November 2020] The deadline for comments on the draft white paper has been extended to 15 February 2021:

Extension for comments: Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Content Services Policy Framework

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[12 October 2020] The Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies has published a draft policy framework on audio and audio-visual content services for comment:

Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Content Services Policy Framework: A New Vision for South Africa 2020

The draft white paper is open for comment until 16h00 on 30 November 2020. Submissions can be sent to aacs@dtps.gov.za.

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