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3) The law that governs cable broadcasts in India is the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995. Section 5 of this Act prohibits any cable TV transmission that is not “in conformity with the prescribed programme code”. What are the concerns raised against Section 5 of the Cable Act? Do you think similar kind of laws need judicial scrutiny before the government uses them? Critically comment.

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3) The law that governs cable broadcasts in India is the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995. Section 5 of this Act prohibits any cable TV transmission that is not “in conformity with the prescribed programme code”. What are the concerns raised against Section 5 of the Cable Act? Do you think similar kind of laws need judicial scrutiny before the government uses them? Critically comment. (200 Words)

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