Court quashes ‘premature’ $2.5M licensing fee on existing broadcasters

Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang on Friday quashed a decision to impose a $2.5 million licensing fee on existing television broadcasters, who were served letters to pay the fee last year by the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA).

The decision was delivered based on a challenge by broadcasters to have the GNBA show cause why a decision to impose a $2.5 million TV licence fee should not be quashed.

Stabroek News was told that Justice Chang, in handing down his ruling, said that the letters were …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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