Local elections: National Council to monitor observance of law by media

Local elections: National Council to monitor observance of law by media

The National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine has approved the composition of a working group to monitor the observance of election legislation by TV and radio broadcasting companies during the campaign for the upcoming local elections.

The relevant decision was approved at a meeting of the National Council on September 3, the press service of the regulator reported.

“The working group will be headed by Executive Secretary of the National Council Yuriy Zinevych. Member of the National Council Maksym Onoprienko has been appointed as deputy chairman of the working group. The working group will include Chief of Staff of the National Council Serhiy Kucheruk, heads of departments and experts,” reads the report.

It is noted that the working group will analyze information in electronic media about the election campaign in line with the Laws of Ukraine "On the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine", "On the Television and Radio Broadcasting" and the Electoral Code of Ukraine.

Local elections in Ukraine will be held on October 25, 2020.


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