Broadcasting Act, 1990

Civil remedies.

15.—(1) Where it is alleged by a licensee or service provider that any activity or conduct prohibited by section 9 is being, has been or is about to be carried on and that, as a result, he has suffered, is suffering or may suffer damage he shall be entitled to seek the following remedies against the person responsible—

(a) an order of the High Court or Circuit Court restraining the person from carrying on or attempting to carry on the activity or conduct complained of;

(b) damages or, at the option of the complainant, an account of profits.

(2) An application to the High Court or Circuit Court for an order referred to in subsection (1) shall be by motion and the court, when considering the matter, may make such interim or interlocutory order (if any) as it considers appropriate.

(3) An application to the Circuit Court under subsection (1) shall be made to the judge of the Circuit where the activity or conduct is alleged to be or to have been carried on or to be apprehended or where the person alleged to be responsible resides.