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Communications Act 2003

Section 27: Training and equality of opportunity

75.This section requires OFCOM to take all such steps as they consider appropriate to: (i) promote the development of opportunities for the training and re-training of persons for employment by broadcasters or for work in connection with the provision of the services that they provide, otherwise than as an employee; (ii) promote equality of opportunity in relation to employment by broadcasters and the training and retraining of persons for such employment; and (iii) promote the equalisation of opportunities for disabled persons in relation to such employment, training and retraining. It is envisaged that, under this section, OFCOM might, for example, carry out or commission research, publish such research or other information, hold conferences and promulgate codes of practice or other guidance.

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