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Communications Act 2003

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44Duty of OFCOM to keep publicly accessible register
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(1)It shall be the duty of OFCOM to establish and maintain a register for the purposes of section 33.

(2)OFCOM must record in the register—

(a)every designation by them for the purposes of section 33 or 38;

(b)every withdrawal by them of such a designation;

(c)every notification given to them under section 33; and

(d)every notification treated as given to them under that section by a transitional provision made under subsection (12) of that section.

(3)Information recorded in the register must be so recorded in such manner as OFCOM consider appropriate.

(4)It shall be the duty of OFCOM to publish a notification setting out—

(a)the times at which the register is for the time being available for public inspection; and

(b)the fees that must be paid for, or in connection with, an inspection of the register.

(5)The publication of a notification under subsection (4) must be in such manner as OFCOM consider appropriate for bringing it to the attention of the persons who, in their opinion, are likely to be affected by it.

(6)OFCOM must make the register available for public inspection—

(a)during such hours, and

(b)on payment of such fees,

as are set out in the notification for the time being in force under subsection (4).

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