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Independence

The Law establishes the powers and responsibilities of the Authority in such a manner so as to enable it to carry out its work and the regulation of the radio and television sector in an effective manner. The Authority’s independence is safeguarded by the Law as follows:

· Its decisions are directly enforceable and their implementation does not require the approval of any state or other body.

· It has its own resources, budget and services to carry out its duty and to fulfil its mission.

· The term of office of the Executive Chairman, Vice Chairman and its Members is six years, that is, one year in addition to the term of office of the President of the Republic and the House of Representatives.

· The selection criteria and appointment of the Executive Chairman, Vice Chairman and the Members guarantee their independence from political or financial influences and interventions.

· The posts of the Executive Chairman, Vice Chairman and its Members are only vacated under conditions expressly provided by the Law.

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