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Communications Act 2003

Section 212: Abolition of function of assigning television frequencies

459.The Secretary of State shall no longer have the power to assign television frequencies for independent television services which are licensable under Part 1 of the Broadcasting Act 1990, for S4C, or for television multiplex services which are licensable under Part 1 of the Broadcasting Act 1996. The function of managing radio spectrum (from which the function of assigning frequencies derives) is transferred by the Act to OFCOM.

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