November 2011 Regulatory Document Outlining 200,000 per SIM Card fine applied to MTN

The document is titled the ‘Nigerian Communications Commission (Registration of Telephone Subscribers) Regulations, 2011’

PART IV—PENALTIES

19.—

(1) Any licensee who fails to capture, register, deregister or transmit the details of any individual or corporate subscribers to the Central Database as specified in these Regulations or as may be stipulated from time to time by the Commission is liable to a penalty of N200,000.00 for each subscription medium.

(2) A licensee who activates any Subscription Medium without capturing, registering and transmitting the personal information to the Central Database commits an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine of N200,000.00 for each unregistered activated Subscription Medium.

20.—

(1) Any licensee who activates or fails to deactivate a subscription medium in violation of any provision of these Regulations is liable to a penalty of N200,000.00 for each unregistered but activated subscription medium.

Download it by clicking here: Legal-Regulations-Registration_Telecom_Subscribers_2011

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