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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. Part I The Independent Broadcasting AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. The AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 1. The Independent Broadcasting Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2. Function and duties of Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3. Powers of Authority. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. General provisions as to programmesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 4. General provisions as to programmes. Previous MatchNext Match

    3. Programmes other than advertisementsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 5. Code for programmes other than advertisements. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 6. Submission of programme schedules for Authority’s approval.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 7. Programme prizes.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. AdvertisementsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 8. Advertisements. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 9. Code for advertisements. Previous MatchNext Match

    5. Special provisions relating to the Fourth ChannelPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 10. Provision by Authority of second television service.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 11. Nature of the Fourth Channel, and its relation to ITV. Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 12. Provision of programmes (other than advertisements) for the Fourth Channel. Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 13. Advertisements on the Fourth Channel. Previous MatchNext Match

    6. Teletext servicesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 14. Provision of teletext services by Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 15. Code for teletext transmissions. Previous MatchNext Match

    7. Advisory committeesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 16. General advisory council and specialist advisory committees etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 17. National advisory committees for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 18. Local advisory committees for local sound broadcasts.Previous MatchNext Match

    8. Provisions applying to all contracts for programmesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 19. Duration of contracts for programmes and prior consultation etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 20. Programme contractors.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 21. Provisions to be included in contracts for programmes. Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 22. Provision for news broadcasts. Previous MatchNext Match

      5. 23. Newspaper shareholdings in programme contractors. Previous MatchNext Match

      6. 24. Buying and selling of programmes by programme contractors. Previous MatchNext Match

      7. 25. Wages, conditions of employment, and training of persons employed by programme contractors. Previous MatchNext Match

    9. Sound programme contractsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 26. Accumulation of interests in sound programme contracts.Previous MatchNext Match

    10. Information as to programme contracts etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      1. 27. Information as to programme contracts and applications for such contracts.Previous MatchNext Match

    11. Powers of Government in relation to AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 28. Government control over Authority as to hours of broadcasting. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 29. Government control over Authority as to certain other matters. Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 30. Prevention of exclusive arrangements for broadcasting events of national interest. Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 31. Co-operation of Authority with BBC in the use of broadcasting installations.Previous MatchNext Match

    12. Rental paymentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 32. Rental payments by programme contractors. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 33. Provisions supplemental to s. 32. Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 34. Instalments payable on account by programme contractors in respect of additional payments. Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 35. Provision for supplementing additional payments. Previous MatchNext Match

    13. Finances of AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 36. Television and sound broadcasting to be separately financed by Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 37. Application of any excess of revenues over expenditure.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 38. Advances to Authority for purposes of local sound broadcasting.Previous MatchNext Match

    14. Payments by AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 39. Payments by Authority to Welsh Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 40. Contributions towards cost of Broadcasting Complaints Commission.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 41. Grants by Authority to local sound programme contractors.Previous MatchNext Match

    15. Accounts, audit and annual reportsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 42. Accounts and audit. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 43. Annual reports.Previous MatchNext Match

    16. MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 44. Machinery for settling terms and conditions of employment of Authority’s staff, etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 45. Audience research.Previous MatchNext Match

  3. Part II The Fourth Channel in WalesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 46. The Welsh Fourth Channel Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 47. Function, powers and duties of Welsh Authority.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 48. Sources of programmes (other than advertisements) in Welsh.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 49. Advertisements on the Fourth Channel in Wales.Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 50. Modification of certain provisions relating to the IBA.Previous MatchNext Match

    6. 51. Advisory bodies.Previous MatchNext Match

    7. 52. Finances of Welsh Authority and accounts, audit and reports.Previous MatchNext Match

  4. Part III The Broadcasting Complaints CommissionPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 53. The Broadcasting Complaints Commission.Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 54. Function of Commission.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 55. Making and entertaining of complaints.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 56. Consideration of complaints.Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 57. Publication of Commission’s findings.Previous MatchNext Match

    6. 58. Duty to publicise Commission.Previous MatchNext Match

    7. 59. Annual reports of Commission.Previous MatchNext Match

    8. 60. Power to modify Part III in relation to programmes broadcast on the Fourth Channel in Wales.Previous MatchNext Match

  5. Part IV GeneralPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 61. Approvals by Authority. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 62. Variation and revocation of directions and notices. Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 63. Interpretation.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 64. Power to repeal or modify provisions of Act which relate to television in Wales.Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 65. Consequential and transitional provisions and savings.Previous MatchNext Match

    6. 66. Short title, extent and commencement.Previous MatchNext Match

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      The Independent Broadcasting Authority: Supplementary ProvisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Appointment of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) All the members of the Authority (including the Chairman...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Tenure of officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), every member of...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Remuneration and pensions of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) The Authority shall pay to each of their members,...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Capacity and status of AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) It shall be within the capacity of the Authority...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. ProceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) The quorum of the Authority shall be four or...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 6.(1) A member of the Authority who is in any...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 7.Subject to paragraphs 5 and 6, the Authority may regulate...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Officers and employees of AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) The Authority may appoint a secretary and such other...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Authentication of Authority’s sealPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.The application of the seal of the Authority shall be...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Presumption of authenticity of documents issued by AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.Any document purporting to be an instrument issued by the...Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Rules as to AdvertisementsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 1.(1) The advertisements must be clearly distinguishable as such and...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2.The standards and practice to be observed in carrying out...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3.The amount of time given to advertising in the programmes...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 4.Advertisements shall not be inserted otherwise than at the beginning...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. 5.(1) Rules (to be agreed upon from time to time...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. 6.In the acceptance of advertisements there must be no unreasonable...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. 7.(1) The charges made by any programme contractor for advertisements...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. 8.No advertisement shall be permitted which is inserted by or...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. 9.If, in the case of any of the broadcasting stations...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Teletext ServicesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part I Provisions of Act Applied by Section 14(5)Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part II Other Provisions Applied by Section 14(5)Previous MatchNext Match

    4. SCHEDULE 4Previous MatchNext Match

      Rental PaymentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Advertising revenuePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) The advertising revenue of a programme contractor for an...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. ProfitsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) The profits of a programme contractor for an accounting...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Carry forward of lossesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) Where, in any accounting period, the relevant expenditure of...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Computation of profits of programme contractorsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) It shall be the duty of the Authority— Previous MatchNext Match

      5. DisputesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) For the purposes of the principal sections and this...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Accounting periodsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, each period...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 7.If a programme contractor is not a body corporate the...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. InformationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) Every contract shall impose on the contractor such requirements...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 9.It shall be the duty of the Authority in framing...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.(1) In this Schedule, and in the principal sections, except...Previous MatchNext Match

    5. SCHEDULE 5Previous MatchNext Match

      The Welsh Fourth Channel Authority: Supplementary ProvisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Tenure of office of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the Chairman and...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Remuneration and pensions of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) The Welsh Authority shall pay to each of their...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Capacity and status of Welsh AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) It shall be within the capacity of the Welsh...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. ProceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) The quorum of the Welsh Authority shall be two...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 5.(1) A member of the Welsh Authority who is in...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 6.Subject to paragraphs 4 and 5, the Welsh Authority may...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Officers and employees of Welsh AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) The Welsh Authority may appoint a secretary and such...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Machinery for settling terms and conditions of employment of Welsh Authority’s staff etc.Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) Except so far as the Welsh Authority are satisfied...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Authentication of Welsh Authority’s sealPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.The application of the seal of the Welsh Authority shall...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Presumption of authenticity of documents issued by Welsh AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.Any document purporting to be an instrument issued by the...Previous MatchNext Match

    6. SCHEDULE 6Previous MatchNext Match

      Modifications of Act in Relation to the Fourth Channel in WalesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Section 2Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) So much of section 2(1) as relates to the...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Section 4Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) References in section 4 to programmes broadcast by the...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Sections 5 and 7Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 3.In sections 5 and 7— (a) references to programmes broadcast...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Section 45Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 4.In section 45— (a) references to programmes broadcast by the...Previous MatchNext Match

    7. SCHEDULE 7Previous MatchNext Match

      The Broadcasting Complaints Commission: SupplementaryProvisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Tenure of officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this Schedule, a...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Remuneration and pensions of membersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) The Commission may pay to each member such remuneration...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. StaffPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) The Commission may appoint such officers and servants as...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.The Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 shall not require...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. ProceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) Subject to the provisions of Part III of this...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 6.The validity of any proceedings of the Commission shall not...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Financial provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.The Secretary of State shall pay to the Commission expenses...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 8.(1) It shall be the duty of the Commission— Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Status of CommissionPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.The Commission shall not be regarded as the servant or...Previous MatchNext Match

    8. SCHEDULE 8Previous MatchNext Match

      Transitional Provisions and SavingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. GeneralPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.Any reference in this Act (whether express or implied) to...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Programme contractsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.Nothing in the repeals made by this Act shall affect—...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 3.In its application to contracts for the provision of local...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 4.In relation to contracts for the provision of teletext transmissions...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 5.Nothing in any provision of Part I relating to the...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Expenditure relevant for the purposes of s. 35Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 6.For the purposes of section 35 (as it has effect...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Saving of amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.Any enactment passed before 12th June 1972, and any statutory...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 8.Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons...Previous MatchNext Match

    9. SCHEDULE 9Previous MatchNext Match

      RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

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