The complaint deals with a wrong age restriction that was provided by the broadcaster on the EPG for a film that was broadcast on etv’s Open View platform. The age restriction was indicated as 13 on the EPG. The complainant’s two daughters were watching television when the film started. The correct age restriction and audience advisories were provided during the broadcast, namely 16SNLV. etv Open View is a Free-to-Air Licensee broadcaster and therefore not subject to the Subscription Broadcasting Code. The applicable Code is the Free- to- Air Code. Clauses 7(1) and (4) and Clause 9 were not contravened as the required information in terms of these Clauses were provided.

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