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Communications Act 2003

Section 226: Application for review of financial terms in consequence of new obligations

509.This section applies where a commencement order brings into force any of sections 272, 273 or 274 (must-offer in relation to networks and satellite services and must-provide). In that event a Channel 3 service provider or the provider of Channel 5 or of the public teletext service may apply for a review of the financial terms of his licence. Any application for a review must be made during the review period, namely the period running from the day on which the order is made until the coming in to force of the relevant section (or sections). Sections 272(10), 273(8) and 274(11) have the effect of ensuring that this period is at least six months long.

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