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Name: Law of the Republic of Georgia on Press and other Mass Media.
Country: Georgia
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-08-10
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 9 p.
ISN: GEO-1991-L-61281
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 9 p.
Abstract/Citation: Deals with various questions related to the press and other mass media. Chapter I contains general provisions, including principle of freedom of press. Chapter II regulates foundation of a mass media, registration and application for registration, denial of registration, suspension or termination of mass media acitvity, and some related matters. Chapter III provides for rights and obligations of citizens, mass media and journalists. These include rights of citizens to obtain information by means of mass media, and denial of information which humiliates a person's or an organisation's dignity. Also regulates rights and duties of journalists. Chapter IV provides for sanctions, Chapter V for international cooperation, and Chapter VI for control and implementation.
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