2. With reference to your call for submissions, the CFCR welcomes the opportunity to make concise submissions to the Portfolio Committee on Communications regarding the Films and Publications Amendment Bill and certain aspects of the Bill that we believe require revision or amendment.
3. It is not the purpose or intention of this submission to provide comprehensive legal analysis or technical assessment of the Bill, but rather to draw attention to key concerns in relation to the Bill – particularly in so far as it relates to constitutional values, rights and requirements.
4. As such, with reference to the aforementioned calls for comment, please find below, concise comments regarding the Amendment Bill.
5. We trust that our submission will be of assistance in guiding the Committee in its deliberations regarding the Bill.
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