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Communications Act 2003

Section 72: Report on sharing mechanism

188.This section provides that where regulations that provide for the sharing of the financial burden of providing universal services are in place under section 71, OFCOM must prepare and publish an annual report. However, OFCOM are not obliged to publish any confidential material.

  • *material is confidential if it falls within subsections (7) or (8), i.e. if it relates specifically to the affairs of a particular body, or the private affairs of an individual, in each case where publication could seriously prejudice that body’s or person’s interests.

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