OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF NEWSPAPERS FOR INDIA

MAKE A FRESH DECLARATION 

            A declaration in respect of a newspaper will cease to have effect and a new declaration will be required whenever there is a change in one or more of the following:

A)      Title

B)      Language

C)      Periodicity

D)      Ownership

E)      Place of publication

F)      Place of printing

G)     Publisher

H)      Printer

I)         As and when the printer or the publisher leaves India for a period exceeding ninety days

J)       When the printer or publisher is rendered incapable of carrying out his/her duties for a period exceeding ninety days, even though his/her appointment as printer/publisher does not change.

K)      If the newspaper does not commence publication within the time limits mentioned in section 5(5) of the PRB act.

L)       In the case of newspapers published once or more in a fortnight (e.g., daily, tri-weekly, bi-weekly, weekly or fortnightly), if the number of issues published is less than half of what should have been published, during a period of three months;

M)     In the case of any other newspaper if it is not published for a period exceeding twelve months.

[Note:   Title Verification is to be done afresh before authentication of the new declaration if it is necessitated due to changes in (A) to (F) above. However fresh verification will not be necessary if the place of publication or printing is not shifted outside the state.]

DECLARATION

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