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The Advanced Television Services Regulations 1996

  1. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Revocation

    3. 3.Interpretation

  2. PART II ADVANCED TELEVISION SERVICES

    1. 4.Transmission of wide-screen services on digital networks

    2. 5.Standards for transmission systems used by the BBC

    3. 6.Television sets to have open interface

    4. 7.Redistribution by cable of wide-screen services

  3. PART III CONDITIONAL ACCESS

    1. 8.Application and interpretation

    2. 9.Requirements for descramblers

    3. 10.Transcontrol

    4. 11.Obligations of operators of conditional access services

    5. 12.Form of broadcasters' tariffs

    6. 13.Industrial property rights to conditional access products and systems

    7. 14.Integrated decoders

    8. 15.Dispute resolution procedures

  4. PART IV ENFORCEMENT

    1. 16.Enforcement provisions in relation to regulations 6, 9 and 14

    2. 17.Enforcement by the Director

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MODIFICATION OF THE APPLICATION OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT 1984 AND OF CERTAIN LICENCES GRANTED THEREUNDER

      1. 1.Certain systems to be treated as telecommunication systems

      2. 2.Disapplication of section 6

      3. 3.Disapplication of existing licences

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATIONS 6, 9 AND 14

      1. 1.Enforcement of the relevant provisions

      2. 2.Enforcement authorities

      3. 3.Test purchases

      4. 4.Powers of search etc.

      5. 5.Provisions supplemental to paragraph 4

      6. 6.Appeals against detention of equipment

      7. 7.Proceedings in England and Wales or Northern Ireland for forfeiture

      8. 8.Power of the court to require matter to be remedied

      9. 9.Recovery of expenses of enforcement

      10. 10.Application in England and Wales of certain provisions of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

      11. 11.Application in Northern Ireland of certain provisions of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

      12. 12.Interpretation