Part VIIIE+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous and general

GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

147 General interpretation.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Act—

  • the 1990 Act” means the M1Broadcasting Act 1990;

  • the BBC” means the British Broadcasting Corporation.

  • [F1 OFCOM” means the Office of Communications;]

(2)The 1990 Act and the following provisions of this Act—

(a)Parts I and II and Schedule 1,

(b)Part IV,

(c)Part V and Schedules 3 and 4, and

(d)sections 142 to 146,

shall be construed as if those provisions were contained in that Act.

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 147(1) extended (with modifications) (22.8.1997): to Guernsey by S.I. 1997/1755, art. 2, Sch.; to the Isle of Man by S.I. 1997/1756, art. 2, Sch.; to Jersey by S.I. 1997/1757, art. 2, Sch.

Commencement Information

I1S. 147 wholly in force: S. 147(1) in force at 24.7.1996, see s. 149(1); s. 147(2)(a)(b)(d) in force at 1.10.1996 by S.I. 1996/2120, art. 4, Sch. 1; s. 147(2)(c) in force at 1.4.1997 by S.I 1997/1005, art. 4

Marginal Citations

148 Minor and consequential amendments, repeals and revocations.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Schedule 10 (which makes minor and consequential amendments) shall have effect.

(2)The enactments and instruments mentioned in Schedule 11 are hereby repealed or, as the case may be, revoked to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I2S. 148 wholly in force: s. 148 in force for certain purposes at 24.7.1996 see s. 149(1); s. 148 in force for certain purposes at 1.10.1996 by S.I. 1996/2120, art. 4, Sch. 1; s. 148 in force for certain purposes at 1.11.1996 by S.I. 1996/2120, art. 5, Sch. 2; s. 148 wholly in force at 1.4.1997 by S.I. 1997/1005, art. 4

149 Commencement and transitional provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following provisions of this Act—

(a)paragraphs 7 to 9 of Schedule 2 so far as relating to BBC companies (as defined by section 202(1) of the 1990 Act), and section 73 so far as relating to those paragraphs in their application to such companies,

(b)sections 74 to 78,

(c)section 80,

(d)section 83,

(e)sections 88, 90 and 92,

(f)Part VI (and Schedules 5 to 8),

(g)section 147(1),

(h)paragraphs 15 and 19 of Schedule 10 so far as relating to BBC companies (as defined by section 202(1) of the 1990 Act), and section 148(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs in their application to such companies,

(i)the entries in Schedule 11 relating to sections 32(9), 45(8) and (9) and 47(11) and (12) of the 1990 Act, and section 148(2) so far as relating to those entries, and

(j)this section and section 150,

shall come into force on the passing of this Act.

(2)The other provisions of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)The power to make an order under this section includes power to make such transitional provisions and savings as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 149(2) power partly exercised (9.8.1996): different dates appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1996/2120

S. 149(2) power partly exercised (21.3.1997): different dates appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1997/1005

S. 149(2) power partly exercised (28.1.1998): 29.1.1998 appointed for specifed provisions for specified purposes by S.I. 1998/188, art. 3

150 Short title and extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Broadcasting Act 1996.

(2)This Act, except paragraph 27 of Schedule 10, extends to Northern Ireland.

(3)Section 204(6) of the 1990 Act (power to extend to Isle of Man and Channel Islands) applies to the provisions of this Act amending that Act.

(4)Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that any of the other provisions of this Act shall extend to the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands with such modifications, if any, as appear to Her Majesty to be appropriate.

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2S. 150(1) extended (with modifications) (22.8.1997): to Guernsey by S.I. 1997/1755, art. 2, Sch.; to the Isle of Man by S.I. 1997/1756, art. 2, Sch.; to Jersey by S.I. 1997/1757, art. 2, Sch.