The Press Registry Section within the Department of Information keeps and updates the register of Broadcasting Services in terms of the Press Act.
Editors of broadcasting services shall have the same duties and obligations under the Press Act as are editors of newspapers.
Editors of TV/Radio Stations shall, within 10 days of becoming editor, fill in the application form and hand it in to the Press Registry declaring their personal information and details of the station. Editors must keep the Press Registry at all times informed of his place of residence and shall communicate to the Registrar any change in his place of residence within 10 days of such change. Editors must also keep the Press Registry informed if they will be unavailable, providing details of the person who will take over as acting editor in their absence, specifying the dates.