Amendments proposed to the Communications Bill - continued House of Commons

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Secretary Tessa Jowell

(g)

*Page     454,     line     7,     at end insert—

     '( ) In subsection (4), at the end there shall be inserted "and who would not be in contravention of the requirements imposed by or under Schedule 14 to the Communications Act 2003 if he held such a licence."'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

(h)

*Page     551,     line     9,     after '51' insert—

     '() Part 3A of Schedule 14 to this Act is to have effect—

            (a)   in relation to times before the television transfer date as if references to OFCOM were, in relation to licences under Part 1 of the 1990 Act or Part 1 of the 1996 Act, references to the ITC; and

            (b)   in relation to times before the radio transfer date as if references to OFCOM were, in relation to licences under Part 3 of the 1990 Act or Part 2 of the 1996 Act, references to the Radio Authority.'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

(i)

*Page     551,     line     10,     leave out from 'Act' to end of line 13 and insert 'which is in force immediately before the commencement of Part 3A of Schedule 14 to this Act is to have effect on and after its commencement as a determination under paragraph 14A of that Schedule to this Act.'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

(j)

*Page     551,     line     16,     leave out from first 'of' to end of line 18 and insert 'Part 3A of Schedule 14 to this Act is to have effect on and after its commencement as guidance published under paragraph 14A(4) of that Schedule to this Act.'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

(k)

*Page     551,     line     18,     at end insert—

     '( )  Anything done under paragraph 14A of Schedule 14 by the ITC or the Radio Authority which is in force immediately before the relevant transfer date is to have effect on and after that date as if done under that paragraph by OFCOM.'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

(l)

*Page     562,     leave out line 32.


Lords Amendment No. 155

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Greg Knight
Michael Fabricant
Mr Robert Syms
As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

(a)

*Line     18,     leave out 'Construction of consideration specified in' and insert 'Provisions supplementary to'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Greg Knight
Michael Fabricant
Mr Robert Syms

(b)

*Line     26,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Subsection (2C) of section 58 applies only in relation to a relevant merger situation which involves or may involve—

      (a) a relevant change of control for the purposes of section 344 or 346 of the Communications Act 2003 (change of control of Channel 3 services or of Channel 5), or

      (b) a change of control in a person holding a national radio multiplex licence within the meaning of section 40 of the Broadcasting Act 1996.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Greg Knight
Michael Fabricant
Mr Robert Syms
To move the following consequential Amendments to the Bill:—

(c)

*Page     428,     line     11,     leave out paragraphs 1 to 6.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Greg Knight
Michael Fabricant
Mr Robert Syms

(d)

*Page     430,     line     27,     leave out paragraph 7.


 
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