Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority

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Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority
影視及娛樂事務管理處
Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority logo.png
Agency overview
Headquarters 39/F, Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Employees 155 (March 2008)[1]
Annual budget 147.8m HKD (2008-09)[1]
Agency executive
  • Ms Maisie Cheng, Commissioner for Television and Entertainment Licensing
Website Office of Communications Authority

Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority or TELA (Chinese: 影視及娛樂事務管理處) was an entertainment regulatory agency in Hong Kong under the Government of Hong Kong.

On 1 April 2012, TELA merged with Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority and Office of the Telecommunications Authority to create a new authority, the Communications Authority.

Mission[edit]

Staff of TELA informing in a HK school

The agency's goal is to follow the standards for taste and decency accepted by the community. It monitors broadcasting services and publications. If needed, it provides a service for censorship.[citation needed]

Previous Commissioners[edit]

  • Cheung Po Duk 張寶德(1995—1996)
  • Chan Juk-duk 陳育德(1996—2002)
  • Wong Long-si 黃浪詩(2003—2007)
  • Maisie Cheng 鄭美施(2007—2010)
  • Lau Ming-gwong 劉明光(2010-2012)

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