302Regulations about coverage of listed events
(1)After section 104 of the 1996 Act there shall be inserted—
“104ZARegulations about coverage of listed events
(1)OFCOM may make regulations for determining for the purposes of this Part—
(a)the circumstances in which the televising of listed events generally, or of a particular listed event, is or is not to be treated as live;
(b)what (whether generally or in relation to particular circumstances) is to be taken to represent the provision of adequate alternative coverage; and
(c)the requirements that must be satisfied for the purposes of section 101(1C)(d) by persons who have acquired rights to provide adequate alternative coverage.
(2)The power conferred by subsection (1)(a) does not include power to define “live” for the purposes of section 101B.
(3)Section 403 of the Communications Act 2003 (procedure for regulations and orders made by OFCOM) applies to the power of OFCOM to make regulations under this section.”
(2)In section 105(1) (interpretation of Part 4), before the definition of “Channel 4” there shall be inserted—
““adequate alternative coverage” and “live” are to be construed in accordance with any regulations under section 104ZA;”.