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Commission Decision of 16 October 2007 on the compatibility with Community law of measures taken by the United Kingdom pursuant to Article 3a(1) of Council Directive 89/552/EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities (Text with EEA relevance) (2007/730/EC)

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Commission Decision of 16 October 2007 on the compatibility with Community law of measures taken by the United Kingdom pursuant to Article 3a(1) of Council Directive 89/552/EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities (Text with EEA relevance) (2007/730/EC) is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 18 January 2020. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Help about Changes to Legislation

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.The measures taken pursuant to Article 3a(1) of Directive 89/552/EEC...

  3. Article 2.The measures, as set out in the Annex to this...

  4. Article 3.This Decision shall apply as from 18 November 2000.

  5. Signature

    1. ANNEX

      1. The measures taken by the UK to be published pursuant...

      2. BROADCASTING ACT 1996

        1. Chapter 55 PART IV Sporting and other events of national interest Listed...

          1. PART IV Sporting and other events of national interest Listed events 97....

            1. Sporting and other events of national interest

              1. Listed events

                1. 97. (1) For the purposes of this Part, a listed event...

                  1. (1) For the purposes of this Part, a listed event is...

                  2. (2) The Secretary of State shall not at any time draw...

                  3. (3) As soon as he has drawn up or revised such...

                  4. (4) In this section ‘national interest’ includes interest within England, Scotland,...

                  5. (5) The addition of any relevant event to such a list...

                  6. (6) The list drawn up by the Secretary of State for...

              2. Categories of service

                1. 98. (1) For the purposes of this Part, television programme services...

                  1. (1) For the purposes of this Part, television programme services shall...

                  2. (2) The services referred to in subsection 1(a) are:

                  3. (3) The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection 2...

                  4. (4) An order under subsection 3 shall be subject to annulment...

              3. Restriction on televising of listed event

                1. 101. (1) A person providing a service falling within either of...

                  1. (1) A person providing a service falling within either of the...

                  2. (2) The Commission may revoke any consent given by them under...

                  3. (3) Failure to comply with subsection 1 shall not affect the...

                  4. (4) Subsection 1 shall not have effect where the television programme...

              4. Power of Commission to impose penalty

                1. 102. (1) If the Commission: are satisfied that the holder of...

                  1. (1) If the Commission:

                  2. (2) If the Commission are satisfied that, in connection with an...

                  3. (3) The amount of any financial penalty imposed on any person...

                  4. (4) In subsection 3:

                  5. (5) An order under subsection 4(b) shall be subject to annulment...

                  6. (6) Where the Commission receive any amount payable to them by...

                  7. (7) Any amount payable by any person to the Commission by...

              5. Report to Secretary of State

                1. 103. (1) If the Commission: are satisfied that a broadcasting body...

                  1. (1) If the Commission:

                  2. (2) If the Commission are satisfied that, in connection with an...

                  3. (3) In this section ‘broadcasting body’ means the BBC or the...

              6. Code of guidance

                1. 104. (1) The Commission shall draw up, and may from time...

                  1. (1) The Commission shall draw up, and may from time to...

                  2. (2) In exercising their powers under this Part, the Commission shall...

                  3. (3) Before drawing up or revising the code the Commission shall...

                  4. (4) As soon as the Commission have drawn up or revised...

              7. Interpretation of Part IV and supplementary provisions

                1. 105. (1) In this Part (unless the context otherwise requires): ‘Channel...

                  1. (1) In this Part (unless the context otherwise requires):

                  2. (2) Section 182 of the 1990 Act (certain events not to...

      3. STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

        1. 2000 No 54

          1. BROADCASTING

            1. The Television Broadcasting Regulations 2000

        2. Citation and commencement

          1. 1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Television Broadcasting...

            1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Television Broadcasting Regulations...

            2. (2) These Regulations shall come into force on 19 January 2000....

        3. Amendments of Broadcasting Act 1996

          1. 3. Part IV of the Broadcasting Act 1996 (sporting and other...

      4. SCHEDULE Regulation 3 Amendments of broadcasting act 1996: sporting and other...

        1. Regulation 3 Amendments of broadcasting act 1996: sporting and other events of...

          1. 1. For section 98 there is substituted:

            1. Categories of service

              1. 98. (1) For the purposes of this Part, television programme services...

                1. (1) For the purposes of this Part, television programme services and...

                2. (2) In this section, ‘the qualifying conditions’, in relation to a...

                3. (3) There shall be disregarded for the purposes of subsection (2)(a)...

                4. (4) The condition in subsection (2)(b):

                5. (5) The Commission shall from time to time publish a list...

                6. (6) In this section, ‘EEA satellite service’ means any service which:...

          2. 3. In Section 101 (restriction on televising of listed event), in...

          3. 9. In section 105(1) (interpretation of Part IV):

        2. Code on sports and other listed events

          1. Foreword

            1. 1. The Broadcasting Act 1996, (the ‘Act’) as amended by the...

            2. 2. The Act restricts the acquisition by television programme providers of...

            3. 3. ‘Listed events’ are drawn up by the Secretary of State...

          2. General provision and background

            1. 6. For the purpose of the live broadcasting of listed events...

            2. 7. The restrictions apply only to rights acquired either after the...

            3. 8. An event may be listed because it is of ‘national’...

            4. 9. The Act is concerned with providing an opportunity for live...

            5. 10. The specific guidance which the ITC is required to give...

          3. Definition of ‘live’

            1. 11. Section 104 of the Act requires the ITC to specify...

          4. Matters to be taken into account in giving or revoking...

            1. 12. Under Section 104(1)(b) of the Act the ITC is required...

            2. 13. In deciding whether to give its consent it may be...

            3. 14. A genuine opportunity to acquire the rights also requires that...

            4. 15. The ITC’s consent is also required where the area for...

            5. 16. Consent will normally be given for the full period for...

            6. 17. For those events listed in Group B in Appendix 1,...

            7. 18. In addition to the above, the right to provide live...

            8. 19. The situation may arise where a second service is unable...

          5. Circumstances in which sanctions might not be imposed

            1. 20. Section 104 also requires the ITC to give guidance on...

          6. Procedures for seeking consent

            1. 21. A request for the ITC’s consent for exclusive live coverage...

            2. 22. Broadcasters should note that under the Act ITC consent is...

            3. 23. The ITC will respond as quickly as possible to any...

      5. APPENDIX 1 UK listed sporting events

        1. Group A

        2. Group B

          1. Note:

      6. APPENDIX 2 List of services meeting the ‘qualifying conditions’ as set out...

        1. List of services meeting the ‘qualifying conditions’ as set out...

        2. Culture, media and sport

          1. Sports broadcasting

          2. 3. The criteria to be used by the review group in...

            1. Notes for guidance on the listing of major sports events...

          3. 4. The Secretary of State made his announcement in a Written...

        3. Culture, media and sport

          1. Listed sporting events

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