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Broadcasting Services Act, 2001
Incorporates Act 3/2001, 22/2001 (s. 4)1 , 26/2001 (s. 10)2 ; 6/20033
September 19, 2003



Application of Act to Public Broadcasters

36. Application of Act to public broadcasters
37. Licensing of public broadcasters
38. Allocation of frequencies to Broadcasting Corporation


36   Application of Act to public broadcasters   TOP

Subject to this Act and the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Act [Chapter 12:01], this Act shall apply to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation referred to in section 3 of that Act (hereinafter in this Part referred to as "the Broadcasting Corporation") and any other public broadcaster.


37   Licensing of public broadcasters   TOP

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Broadcasting Corporation shall be deemed to be licensed to provide every class of broadcasting service that it provided immediately before the date of commencement of this Act.

(2) The Minister shall without delay cause the relevant licenses to be issued to the Broadcasting Corporation and any other public broadcaster, and those licenses may be renewed or amended in all respects as if they had been issued in terms of Part III.


38   Allocation of frequencies to Broadcasting Corporation   TOP

All frequencies allocated immediately before the date of commencement of this Act to the Broadcasting Corporation under any enactment shall continue to be operated exclusively by the Broadcasting Corporation.

1 Criminal Penalties Amendment Act, 2001 (commencement: 20th May, 2002).
2 Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (Commercialisation) Act, 2001 (commencement: 2nd February, 2002)
3 Broadcasting Services Amendment Act, 2003 (commencement: 19th September. 2003).


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