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Communications Act 2003

Section 359: Grants to providers

756.OFCOM may make such grants as they consider appropriate to the providers of community radio (seethe notes to section 262 above). Under subsection (2), the Secretary of State may by order provide that OFCOM may also give grants to providers of local digital television services (see the notes to section 244 above). The terms and conditions of such grants are at the discretion of OFCOM, but neither the bestowing of a grant upon any person, nor the terms on which this is done, shall make that person a disqualified person under Schedule 2 to the Broadcasting Act 1990 in relation to a community radio or local digital television licence.

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