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Communications Act 2003

Section 331: Notification for enforcing proscription

694.Where OFCOM have reasonable grounds to believe that a service proscribed by an order made under section 329 is included in a multiplex service or cable package, they may notify the multiplex service provider or cable packager accordingly and require that person to cease including the proscribed service. OFCOM must give the notified provider 7 days to comply with their request, although he must cease to include the service in less than 7 days if reasonably practicable. A notified provider has a statutory duty to comply with OFCOM’s request, failure to comply with which is enforceable in civil proceedings by OFCOM.

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