Saturday August 13, 2022

 

PUBLIC INQUIRIES ON DRAFT REGULATIONS ON TYPE APPROVAL, CONSUMER CODE OF PRACTICE  & GUIDELINES ON ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE & SHORT CODE OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA

The Nigerian Communications Commission in exercise of its functions under the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the Act) published the following draft regulatory instruments on its website www.ncc.gov.ng for stakeholders’ comments:

  1. Type Approval Regulations (as amended)
  2. Guidelines on Short Code Operation in Nigeria (as amended)
  3. Guidelines on Technical Specifications for the deployment of Communications Infrastructure (as amended)
  4. Guidelines on Advertisements and Promotions (as amended)
  5. Consumer Code of Practice Regulations (as amended)

In accordance with Section 57 of the Act, Public Inquiries in respect of the above mentioned draft regulatory instruments has been scheduled to hold virtually at 10.00am on the dates stated in the table below:

S/N

Regulatory Instrument

Date of Public Inquiry

1.

Type Approval Regulations (as amended)

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10.00am

2.

Guidelines on Short Code Operation in Nigeria (as amended)

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10.00am

3.

Guidelines on Technical Specifications for the deployment of Communications Infrastructure (as amended)

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10.00am

4.

Guidelines on Advertisements and Promotions (as amended)

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10.00am

5.

Consumer Code of Practice Regulations (as amended)

Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 10.00am

Interested stakeholders are by this notice invited to make written submissions on the subject and participate in the Public Inquiries. Details of the virtual meeting will be forwarded to interested attendees prior to the Public Inquiries.

All submissions must reach the Commission on or before Monday, July 25, 2022 and should be addressed to:

The Executive Vice Chairman

Nigerian Communications Commission

Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja

 

Attention: Director, Legal and Regulatory Services

Dated this........day of……………..……........... 2022

 

Signed:

 

RUEBEN MUOKA

DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS