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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008


Section 11: Advertising activities

26.This section provides a definition of activities that will be treated as advertising. It must be a communication to the public or a section of the public for the purpose of promoting an item, service, trade, business or other concern. An illustrative (but not exhaustive) list of activities which will be treated as advertising if done for that purpose is set out in subsection (2).

27.Subsection (4) allows the advertising regulations to define what is meant by “vicinity of a Games location” for this purpose and to set the times during which the advertising prohibition will apply.

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