CALL FOR PUBLIC NOMINATIONS FOR PERSONS TO SERVE ON THE BROADCASTING AUTHORITY OF ZIMBABWE BOARD
The Committee on Standing Rules and Orders of the Parliament of Zimbabwe is mandated in terms of section 4(2)(b) of the Broadcasting Services Act [Chapter 12:06], to nominate candidates for appointment by his Excellency, the President, to serve as Members of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe Board. A list of six candidates shall be submitted to his Excellency, the President from which three persons shall be appointed to the Board.
The Committee on Standing Rules and Orders is hereby calling on the Public to nominate persons to be considered for appointment to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe Board.
The functions the Commission and the person specifications are given below:
1. BROADCASTING AUTHORITY OF ZIMBABWE BOARD
Functions of Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe Board
The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe Board has the following functions—
(a) to plan and advise on the allocation and distribution of the available frequency spectrum;
(b) to advise the Minister on the adoption and establishment of standards and codes relating to equipment attached to broadcasting systems;
(c) to receive, evaluate and consider applications for the issue of any broadcasting licence or signal carrier licence;
(d) to monitor tariffs charged by broadcasting licensees with a view to eliminating unfair business practices among such licensees and to protect the interests of consumers;