Communications Act 2003 Explanatory Notes

Section 249: Modification of ss. 247 and 248

550.The Secretary of State may modify sections 247 or 248 by order, if she considers it appropriate, taking into account the level of content protection expected by the public; technical innovation; the financial consequences of modification; and the relative ease or difficulty of setting different levels of regulation for different services. The Secretary of State may also provide that a particular service should not be treated as a radio licensable content service for such provisions of this Act as she specifies.

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