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The Control of Misleading Advertisements Regulations 1988

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Complaints to the Cable Authority

10.—(l) Subject to paragraph (2) below, it shall be the duty of the Cable Authority to consider any complaint made to it that any advertisement included or proposed to be included in a licensed Service is misleading, unless the complaint appears to the Authority to be frivolous or vexatious.

(2) The Cable Authority shall not consider any complaint about an advertisement included or proposed to be included in a licensed service by the reception and immediate re-transmission of broadcasts made by the IBA or the British Broadcasting Corporation.

(3) In exercising the powers conferred on it by these Regulations the Cable Authority shall have regard to all the interests involved and in particular the public interest.

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