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Communications Act 2003

Section 390: Annual report on the Secretary of State’s functions

851.This section requires the Secretary of State to prepare and lay before Parliament annual reports about the performance of her functions under the following legislation: this Act, the enactments relating to the management of the radio spectrum which are not part of this Act, the Office of Communications Act 2002 and the Broadcasting Acts 1990 and 1996. The first report must be prepared as soon as reasonably practicable after the first anniversary of the first order under section 2 transferring functions to OFCOM. The enactments relating to the management of the radio spectrum, in addition to Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Act, are the Wireless Telegraphy Acts 1949, 1967 and 1998, the Marine, &c., Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967 and Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 (see section 405).

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