Tag Archives: Broadcasting

Ofcom consults on role of Advertising Standards Authority

Monitoring and Scrutiny, Broadcasting Act 1990, Broadcasting Act 1996

Ofcom has today invited contributions to its review of the designation for regulating advertising in on-demand programming. Ofcom designated the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to co-regulate advertising included within notifiable on-demand programme services, in accordance with section 368B of the Communications Act 2003. The Designation is subject to a formal review by Ofcom at the [...]

Broadcasting Act 1996

stop now order, UK Legislation, Patent Act 1977, united kingdom cyber laws

The United Kingdom’s Broadcasting Act 1996 forms part of the UK’s legal framework on electronic communications which includes fixed line, mobile and satellite technologies. The Broadcasting Act 1996 makes new provision about the broadcasting in digital form of television and sound programme services and the broadcasting in that form on television or radio frequencies of other services. The [...]

Broadcasting Act 1990

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The United Kingdom’s Broadcasting Act 1990 forms part of the UK’s legal framework on electronic communications, and concerns the provision and regulation of independent television and sound programme services and of other services provided on television or radio frequencies… The guiding principle under the Broadcasting Act 1990 was that deregulation would stimulate competition, increase efficiency and widen [...]