Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority

Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority
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.


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.

Previous Commissioners

See also


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