Dated: 9 May 2011
To facilitate reporting, the Media Development Authority is releasing to the media all 7 sets of Party Political Broadcast scripts, ahead of its airing later tonight.
Please note that ALL SCRIPTS ARE EMBARGOED TILL AFTER DELIVERY AND ARE TO BE CHECKED AGAINST DELIVERY.
The allocation of air-time for the Party Political Broadcast is based on the following principles:
- Number of candidates fielded by a recognised political party under a recognised party symbol
- Independents, and a political party fielding less than 6 candidates under the same recognised party symbol are not eligible for party political broadcasts on radio or on television
Please see Annex A for Important Instructions that media should observe in their reporting of the scripts.
For the Sequence of Scripts based on the order of recording by the political parties, please see Annex B.
To access the full set of Scripts, please refer to Annex C.
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