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3. In the Schedule to the Office of Communications Act 2002(1) (further provision about OFCOM), after paragraph 2(4) insert—
“(5) At the time of removing a person from office under sub-paragraph (4) the Secretary of State must make public the decision to remove the person.
(6) The Secretary of State must—
(a)give the person a statement of reasons for the removal, and
(b)if so requested by the person, publish the statement.”
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