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The Science & Information Technology Ministry says the consultant has to write out the terms of reference or TOR for the new regulator.rn

rnThe TOR will set the base for another consultant to draw up guidelines on how the cable and the broadcasting industry will be policed.rn

rnThe fresh piece of legislation will replace the present Sri Lanka Broadcasting Act and the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation Act. rn

rnWith more and more private radio and television networks emerging, the Mass Communications Ministry said last October, that a super regulator would be in a better position to set new parameters.rn

rnThe super regulator will also give some legal muscle and set the regulatory environment for the cable industry.rn

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