Institutions and/or individuals are hereby invited to nominate persons to fill a vacancy on the above-mentioned body, as established in terms of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act, No 13 of 2000.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa makes regulations and policies to govern broadcasting and telecommunications in the public interest. Its functions include:
Ensuring fairness and a diversity of views
Monitoring the environment
Enforcing compliance with rules, regulations and policies
Hearing and deciding on disputes and complaints by the communications industry
Planning and managing the frequency spectrum
Protecting consumers from unfair business practices, poor quality services and harmful or inferior products
Persons appointed must:
Be committed to fairness, freedom of expression, openness and accountability
Be representative of a broad cross-section of the population of the Republic
Possess suitable qualifications, expertise and experience in the fields of, amongst others, broadcasting, electronic communications and postal policy or operations, public policy development, electronic engineering, law, marketing, journalism, entertainment, education, economics, finance or any other related expertise or qualifications
Be a South African citizen, permanently resident in the Republic
Written nominations must contain the full name and address of the institution and /or individual making the nomination, the nominee's signed acceptance of the nomination and his / her Curriculum Vitae, providing at least the following information:
Full name, ID number and gender
Contact address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address
Previous experience (quoting dates and organisations concerned).Academic qualifications.
Nominations must reach the Committee Secretaries: Rita Schaafsma at firstname.lastname@example.org or Noluthando Skaka at email@example.com by no later than 8 May 2009.
Enquiries: tel: Rita Schaafsma: (021) 403-3742 / cell 083 709 8412; or Noluthando Skaka (021) 403- 3751 or cell: / 083 709 8520.
Issued by: Ms N Madlala-Routledge, MP: Deputy Speaker, National Assembly
Parliamentary Monitoring Group
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