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Schedule 12

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

128Page 423, line 8, leave out "fair treatment of" and insert "equalisation of opportunities for"
 

Schedule 13

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

129Page 433, line 2, leave out "and" and insert—
"(5B)      A determination or estimate for the purposes of subsection (2A) or (5) above of the share of multiplex revenue"
130Page 433, line 36, leave out "and" and insert—
"(6B)      A determination or estimate for the purposes of subsection (2A) or (6) above of the share of multiplex revenue"
 

Schedule 14

 

THE LORD McNALLY
THE LORD CRICKHOWELL

131Page 436, line 28, at end insert—
 

"PART 1A
CHANNEL 5 LICENCES

 

Ban on newspaper proprietors holding a Channel 5 licence

 6A   (1)   A person is not to hold a Channel 5 licence if—
(a)  he runs a national newspaper which for the time being has a national market share of 20 per cent or more; or
(b)  he runs national newspapers which for the time being together have a national market share of 20 per cent or more.
(2)      For the purposes of this paragraph, each of the following shall be treated as holding a Channel 5 licence—
(a)  the actual licence holder; and
(b)  every person connected with the actual licence holder.
(3)      The provisions of paragraphs 2 to 4 of this Schedule shall apply for the purposes of this Part of this Schedule insofar as they relate to national newspapers as if a Channel 5 licence were a licence to provide a Channel 3 service."
 

Schedule 15

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

132Page 447, line 15, leave out paragraph 17
 

Schedule 16

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

133Page 491, line 24, leave out "59(6E)" and insert "59(6A)"
134Page 491, line 26, leave out "59(6E)" and insert "59(6A)"
135Page 491, line 28, at end insert—
"(   )      After the entry relating to "Anti-competitive outcome" there shall be inserted—
"BroadcastingSection 44(8A)"
"(   )      After the entry relating to "Market in the United Kingdom" there shall be inserted—
"Media public interest considerationSection 44(8)""
136Page 491, leave out lines 31 and 32 and insert—
"Newspaper enterpriseSection 58A(3)""
 

Schedule 18

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

137*Page 538, line 19, after first "a" insert "person (whether or not a"
138*Page 538, line 40, at end insert "or electronic communications service"
139*Page 539, line 27, after "person" insert "("the contracting party")"
140*Page 539, line 28, at end insert "or another person (whether or not a party to the agreement)"
141*Page 539, line 34, leave out "that person" and insert "the contracting party"
142*Page 539, line 36, leave out "the case of a person who" and insert "relation to a case in which the person in question"
143*Page 539, line 46, at end insert "or electronic communications service"
144*Page 550, line 21, leave out "or electronic communications service"
145Page 558, line 42, leave out paragraph 35 and insert—
 

"Continuity in relation to appointed news provider

 35      Where a body holds an appointment for the purposes of section 31(2) of the 1990 Act immediately before the date of the commencement of section 278 of this Act—
(a)  that appointment shall have effect in relation to times on and after that date as an appointment for the purposes of arrangements entered into in accordance with conditions imposed under section 278 of this Act;
(b)  the arrangements under which that appointment was made shall have effect in relation to such times as arrangements so entered into; and
(c)  so much of the appointment or arrangements, or of any agreement to which the body is a party, as makes provision by reference to the body's ceasing to be nominated under section 32 of the 1990 Act shall have effect in relation to such times as if references to ceasing to be so nominated were references to becoming a body falling within section (Disqualification from appointment as news provider)(2) of this Act."
 

Schedule 19

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

146Page 574, column 2, leave out lines 29 and 30 and insert—
  "Sections 30 to 36."
147Page 580, line 7, leave out "and 75" and insert "to 76"
 

In the Title

 

THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY

148Line 5, leave out "newspaper mergers" and insert "mergers involving newspaper and other media enterprises"

 
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