Regarding the statements in the media that Palma TV will start broadcasting, we hereby inform the public that, at its meeting held on 29/10/2009, the RBA Council acted pursuant to the decision of the Supreme Court of Serbia and passed a new decision whereby it is prohibited Palma Ltd d.o.o Beograd from broadcasting programme in the territory of the City of Belgrade.
At its meeting held on 29 October 2009, the Council of the Republic Broadcasting Agency pronounced a reprimand against Pink TV and filed a request for initiating misdemeanour proceedings, for broadcasting the programme entitled The Moment of Truth, dated 7 October 2009.
Today, the Council of the Republic Broadcasting Agency passed the decision on appointing Tamara Burević, Ratko Vujičić and Boris Labudović members of the Board of Directors of the Broadcasting Institution of Vojvodina.
Pursuant to the provisions of Article 94 paragraph 4 in connection with Article 87 paragraph 2 of the Broadcasting Law ("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia", nos. 42/02, 97/04, 76/05, 79/05,62/06 and 85/06) and Articles 51-53 of the Statute of the Republic Broadcasting Agency ("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia", no. 102/05), at its session held on 22 January 2009, the Council of the Republic Broadcasting Agency determined the List of candidates for the members of the Board of Directors of the Broadcasting Institution of Vojvodina.
The RBA Council adopted at its today's session the decisions on the issuance of 63 radio and TV programme broadcasting licenses for regions and local areas, including the City of Belgrade.
In the following period the Republic Broadcasting Agency intends to adopt additional regulations in the area of cable broadcasting and advertising, in line with its legal competences. We are thus inviting all broadcasters, cable distributors, journalist organisations, professional associations and all other interested parties to send their suggestions pointing to the main problems and their solutions that specifically need to be regulated in the bylaws.
In the following period the Council members will be conducting public hearings with the applicants to the Public Tender for the issuance of licenses for the regional and City of Belgrade level.
At its regular meeting, the Council of the Republic Broadcasting Agency considered today the report of the Supervisory Measurement Centre of the Republic Telecommunications Agency on the basis of which it adopted a decision on the prohibition of programme broadcasting and a decision on the initiation of offence proceedings against 35 radio stations and 4 TV stations broadcasting programme without a license issued by the Agency.
The deadline for applying at the Public tender for the issuance of licenses for RTV programme broadcasting for regions, local areas and the city of Belgrade is 11 August 2008.
The Council of the Republic Broadcasting Agency and the Board of Directors of the Republic Telecommunications Agency, after the completion of the public tenders for the issuance of TV and radio programme broadcasting licenses, on the basis of the provisions of Article 118 in connection with Article 84 of the Law on General Administrative Procedure, on 31 July 2008 issued the following