MCI Response to PQ on whether IMDA intends to replace its hard copy forms for newspaper permits
Parliament Sitting on 18 September 2023
QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
69. Ms Sylvia Lim: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information (a) whether the Infocomm Media Development Authority intends to replace its hard copy application forms for newspaper permits with digitally-enabled forms; and (b) if so, when.
The Ministry of Communications and Information has been reviewing the process for the application of political party newspaper permits to enable applicants to submit their forms digitally while safeguarding the confidentiality of information submitted. The review is expected to be completed by 1Q 2024.