Broadcasting: An Agreement Between Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the British Broadcasting Corporation
The Stationery Office, Jul 3, 2006 - Business & Economics - 69 pages
This is a Framework Agreement, which compliments a new Royal Charter of Incorporation for the BBC. The Agreement covers: the BBC's public purpose; the BBC's UK public service; UK public service licences; statements of programme policy; changes to the BBC's UK public service; digital switchover; radio spectrum; regulatory obligations on the UK public services; the World Service; fair trading and competitive impact; the BBC's commercial services; the funding of the BBC; some general obligations of the BBC; complaints; BBC and OFCOM.
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Interpreting this Agreement
Sustaining citizenship and civil society
Representing the UK its nations regions and communities
Making the UK Public Services widely available 6
No charge to be made for reception of the UK Public Services and associated content 7
The activities which need a service licence 8
STATEMENTS OF PROGRAMME POLICY 9
NONSERVICE ACTIVITIES 10
CHANGES TO THE BBCS UK PUBLIC SERVICES 11
Agreement analogue form apply approval BBC and Ofcom BBC's commercial arm BBC's commercial services BBC's Public Purposes British Broadcasting Corporation Broadcasting Act 1996 Channel Charter clause 59 clause 92 Communications Act 2003 competitive impact complaints considers appropriate consult publicly Culture current affairs defined by clause Department for Culture duty ensure Executive Board fair trading imposed included in BBC independent productions issued by Ofcom licence fee payers market impact assessment means Media and Sport non-service activities Northern Ireland online services particular party political broadcasts peak viewing principal television services programmes included proposed change Public Broadcasting Services public consultation Public Television Services Public Value Test purpose remits purposes of paragraph radio service reference Relevant Enforceable Requirement Relevant Services rules or arrangements Schedule 12 service licence specified speech output statement of programme sub-paragraph Trust and Ofcom Trust must consult UK Public Broadcasting UK Public Services UK Public Television United Kingdom World Service