Digital Economy Act 2010

  1. Introductory Text

  2. OFCOM reports

    1. 1.OFCOM reports on infrastructure, internet domain names etc

    2. 2.OFCOM reports on media content

  3. Online infringement of copyright

    1. 3.Obligation to notify subscribers of reported infringements

    2. 4.Obligation to provide infringement lists to copyright owners

    3. 5.Approval of code about the initial obligations

    4. 6.Initial obligations code by OFCOM in the absence of an approved code

    5. 7.Contents of initial obligations code

    6. 8.Progress reports

    7. 9.Obligations to limit internet access: assessment and preparation

    8. 10.Obligations to limit internet access

    9. 11.Code by OFCOM about obligations to limit internet access

    10. 12.Contents of code about obligations to limit internet access

    11. 13.Subscriber appeals

    12. 14.Enforcement of obligations

    13. 15.Sharing of costs

    14. 16.Interpretation and consequential provision

    15. 17.Power to make provision about injunctions preventing access to locations on the internet

    16. 18.Consultation and Parliamentary scrutiny

  4. Powers in relation to internet domain registries

    1. 19.Powers in relation to internet domain registries

    2. 20.Appointment of manager of internet domain registry

    3. 21.Application to court to alter constitution of internet domain registry

  5. Channel Four Television Corporation

    1. 22.Functions of C4C in relation to media content

    2. 23.Monitoring and enforcing C4C's media content duties

  6. Independent television services

    1. 24.Determination of Channel 3 licence areas

    2. 25.Initial expiry date for Channel 3 and 5 and public teletext licences

    3. 26.Initial expiry date: consequential provision

    4. 27.Report by OFCOM on public teletext service

    5. 28.Power to remove OFCOM's duty to secure provision of public teletext service

    6. 29.Broadcasting of programmes in Gaelic

  7. Independent radio services

    1. 30.Digital switchover

    2. 31.Renewal of national radio licences

    3. 32.Renewal and variation of local radio licences

    4. 33.Variation of licence period following renewal

    5. 34.Content and character of local sound broadcasting services

    6. 35.Radio multiplex services: frequency and licensed area

    7. 36.Renewal of radio multiplex licences

  8. Regulation of television and radio services

    1. 37.Application of regulatory regimes to broadcasters

  9. Access to electromagnetic spectrum

    1. 38.Payment for licences

    2. 39.Enforcement of licence terms etc

  10. Video recordings

    1. 40.Classification of video games etc

    2. 41.Designated authority for video games etc

  11. Copyright and performers' property rights: penalties

    1. 42.Increase of penalties relating to infringing articles or illicit recordings

  12. Public lending right

    1. 43.Public lending right

  13. General

    1. 44.Power to make consequential provision etc

    2. 45.Repeals

    3. 46.Extent

    4. 47.Commencement

    5. 48.Short title


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Classification of video games etc: supplementary provision

      1. 1.The Video Recordings Act 1984 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 4 (authority to determine suitability of video works...

      3. 3.In section 7 (classification certificates), at the end insert—

      4. 4.After that section insert— Classification certificates for particular video recordings...

      5. 5.In section 8 (requirements as to labelling etc), omit subsections...

      6. 6.(1) Section 11 (supplying video recording of classified work in...

      7. 7.(1) Section 12 (certain video recordings only to be supplied...

      8. 8.(1) Section 13 (supplying video recording not complying with requirements...

      9. 9.(1) Section 14 (supplying video recording containing false indication as...

      10. 10.(1) Section 22 (other interpretation) is amended as follows.

      11. 11.After section 22 insert— Regulations (1) Regulations under this Act are to be made by...

      12. 12.Until such time as section 2A of the Video Recordings...

    2. SCHEDULE 2