Section 6 in The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995

Title: Advertisement code

Description: No person shall transmit or re-transmit through a cable service any advertisement unless such advertisement is in conformity with the prescribed advertisement code. 1* * * * * 1. The proviso omitted by s. 4, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-9-2000).

Title: Maintenance of register

Description: Every cable operator shall maintain a register in the prescribed form indicating therein in brief the programmes transmitted or re-transmitted through the cable service during a month and such register shall be maintained by the cable operator for a period of one year after the actual transmission or re-transmission of the said programmes.

Title: Compulsory transmission of certain channels

Description: 1[8. Compulsory transmission of certain channels. (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify the names of Doordarshan channels or the channels operated by or on behalf of Parliament, to be mandatorily carried by the cable operators in their cable service and the manner of reception and re-transmission of such channels Provided that in areas where digital addressable system has not been introduced in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 4A, the notification as regards the prime band is concerned shall be limited to the carriage of two Doordarshan terrestrial channels and one regional language channel of the State in which the network of the cable operator is located. (2) The channels referred to in sub-section (1) shall be re-transmitted without any deletion or alteration of any programme transmitted on such channels. (3) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (1), any notification issued by the Central Government or the Prasar Bharti (Broadcasting Corporation of India) in pursuance of the provisions of sub-section (1), prior to the 25th day of October, 2011 shall continue to remain in force till such notifications are rescinded or amended, as the case may be.] 1. Subs. by Act 21 of 2011, s. 6, for section 8 (w.e.f. 25-10-2011).

Title: Use of standard equipment in cable television network

Description: No cable operator shall, on and from the date of the expiry of a period of three years from the date of the establishment and publication of the Indian Standard by the Bureau of Indian Standards in accordance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 (63 of 1986), use any 1[equipment or digital addressable system] in his cable television network unless such 1[equipment or digital addressable system] conforms to the said Indian Standard. 2* * * * * 1. Subs. by Act 21 of 2011 s. 7, for "equipment" (w.e.f.25-10-2011). 2. The proviso omitted by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 25-10-2011).

Title: Cable television network not to interfere with any telecommunication system

Description: Every cable operator shall ensure that the cable television network being operated by him does not interfere, in any way, with the functioning of the authorised telecommunication systems 1[and is in conformity with such standards relating to interference as may be prescribed by the Central Government]. 1. Ins. by s. 8, ibid. (w.e.f. 25-10-2011).